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Add a contact by scanning a barcode

When you add a contact by scanning a barcode, the person might need to accept your invitation before the person is added to your BlackBerry® Messenger contact list.
Before you begin: To perform this task, your BlackBerry® smartphone must have a camera.
  1. On the contact list screen, press the Image of Menu key key > Invite to BBM > Scan a PIN barcode > Start Scanning.
  2. Hold your smartphone so that all four corners of the barcode appear on your screen. Continue to hold the smartphone until you hear the success beep.
After you finish: The person might remain in the Pending category until the person responds to your invitation.

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