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  1. cobra boy's Avatar
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    This may be a really dumb question but..............I've never used BBM because I thought I could only send/rec msgs from other BB users. Am I wrong? If I can BBM people w/ phones other than BB, how do I make them a contact?
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    No you're right. BBM is only for people who have BlackBerries. What you want is to contact people who use other phones...well that would have to be Whatsapp or another messaging app.
    I wait for the future...to COME back to BlackBerry!
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    BBM is only between BB users. It cannot be used with any other platform.
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    You can, however, add/set up text msg contacts via your BBM list. It is still just simple text messaging though. Its just a little bit more convenient way to text your contacts (if you prefer texting).
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    If you DO choose to add people as a text message contact in BBM, keep in mind that they won't be able to see the BBM emoticons, they are only visible to BlackBerry users.
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