Add a BBM contact

You can add contacts to BBM by scanning their BBM barcodes, typing someone's contact information, or selecting an existing contact on your BlackBerry device. You might also be able to add contacts using NFC technology (if supported by your device).

People who don't have BBM can download it from your invitation.

  1. Tap More actions > Invite to BBM.
  2. At the bottom of the screen, tap Scan to Invite.
  3. Follow the directions on the screen.
After you finish:

To see your contacts, tap The More tabs icon > The Contacts icon.

Show your BBM barcode or PIN

  1. At the top of the screen, tap your picture or name.
  2. Tap The Show Barcode icon.
  3. To copy your BBM PIN, tap The Copy Pin icon.
After you finish:
Tip: You can also type mypin and press The Space key.

Add a contact by typing

You can add contacts by typing someone's BBM PIN, phone number, email, or by selecting a contact on your BlackBerry device.
  1. Do one of the following:
    • Type or paste the contact information into the field.
    • Tap Select Contacts to find a contact in your address book.
  2. Tap Send.

View pending BBM invitations

Tap More tabs > Invites.
After you finish: To cancel an invitation that you sent, tap Sent. Touch and hold an invitation. Tap Delete Invitation.

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