Add a contact by scanning a barcode

Before you begin: Your BlackBerry smartphone must have a camera to perform this task.
The person might need to accept your invitation before the person is added to BBM. If you have NFC technology on your smartphone, you can also add contacts using BlackBerry Tag. For more information about NFC technology, click the Help icon on the home screen of your smartphone.
  1. Press the Menu 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.


Was this information helpful? Send us your comments.