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  1. CrackPriv's Avatar
    I am sorry, no. I was in the same situation, also avoided a wipe. Youi must search for it. It is somewhere in the CB universe. I tried different words in the CB search engine...

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    06-05-19 08:57 AM
  2. Ben xfg's Avatar
    I am sorry, no. I was in the same situation, also avoided a wipe. Youi must search for it. It is somewhere in the CB universe. I tried different words in the CB search engine...

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    Was it in post # 26 of this thread?

    Posted via CB10
    06-05-19 11:52 AM
  3. CrackPriv's Avatar
    Was it in post # 26 of this thread?

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    Use this: https://forums.crackberry.com/genera...3-3-a-1097953/
    I took the bar.file
    06-05-19 12:14 PM
  4. deltact's Avatar
    Thanks to all, that resolved the problem. Back to square one, but at least I can now message the one BB10 contact that I still have.

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    06-06-19 07:29 AM
  5. Ben xfg's Avatar
    I'm wondering, when you are using your Passport, are you by chance able to invite a BBMe contact being your BBID is subscribed to BBMe?

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    06-07-19 06:28 PM
  6. CrackPriv's Avatar
    I'm wondering, when you are using your Passport, are you by chance able to invite a BBMe contact being your BBID is subscribed to BBMe?

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    I made my inventations with my KeyOne. The BBMe contacts appear on all my devices (Classic, Passport, KeyOne)
    06-08-19 02:33 AM
  7. TrumpetTiger's Avatar
    I'm wondering, when you are using your Passport, are you by chance able to invite a BBMe contact being your BBID is subscribed to BBMe?

    Posted via CB10
    Hey Ben,

    I've been gone for a while but am back now and just wanted to confirm that you can indeed invite BBMe Android or iOS contacts using a BB10-subscribed BBID. No problem whatsoever. I'm still catching up on threads, but if you think it will be helpful I'll put together a how-to and we'll see if it makes it past the mods.
    06-11-19 06:15 PM
  8. Ben xfg's Avatar
    Hey Ben,

    I've been gone for a while but am back now and just wanted to confirm that you can indeed invite BBMe Android or iOS contacts using a BB10-subscribed BBID. No problem whatsoever. I'm still catching up on threads, but if you think it will be helpful I'll put together a how-to and we'll see if it makes it past the mods.
    Whoa! Didn't think I'd see you again!

    The reason I haven't experimented with it is because I don't really have an Android device to play around with, can it be done without subscribing to BBMe via Android device?
    As for the how-to, the question hasn't arisen all that much, don't know if it would be worth the effort.

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    06-11-19 06:36 PM
  9. TrumpetTiger's Avatar
    Whoa! Didn't think I'd see you again!

    The reason I haven't experimented with it is because I don't really have an Android device to play around with, can it be done without subscribing to BBMe via Android device?
    As for the how-to, the question hasn't arisen all that much, don't know if it would be worth the effort.

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    I didn't think you'd see me again either. For the record, in case anyone else finds this thread and I seem to disappear for long periods again, I can also be located on the Reddit Blackberry thread.

    It absolutely can be done without subscribing to BBMe via Android. The trick is that you have to have your Android users create a BB10 BBID and use that to sign up for BBMe. If they create the one supposedly for BBMe consumers it is a separate BBID infrastructure and thus will create problems. We'll see if the question comes up again--if so I may do a quick how-to just for grins.
    06-11-19 06:39 PM
  10. Ben xfg's Avatar
    It absolutely can be done without subscribing to BBMe via Android. The trick is that you have to have your Android users create a BB10 BBID and use that to sign up for BBMe. If they create the one supposedly for BBMe consumers it is a separate BBID infrastructure and thus will create problems. We'll see if the question comes up again--if so I may do a quick how-to just for grins.
    I thought a BBID was a BBID... where do you create a non-BB10 BBID?

    I was thinking about subscribing my own BBID to BBMe somehow just so I can invite BBMe users, but from your story, I would still have to rely on the Android users' actions to be able to send invitations?

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    06-11-19 06:56 PM
  11. TrumpetTiger's Avatar
    I thought a BBID was a BBID... where do you create a non-BB10 BBID?

    I was thinking about subscribing my own BBID to BBMe somehow just so I can invite BBMe users, but from your story, I would still have to rely on the Android users' actions to be able to send invitations?

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    Unfortunately this does not seem to be the case. Here's the site you see when you sign up for a Blackberry ID:

    https://www.blackberry.com/us/en/support/bbid

    There are two options:

    1. You can create a Blackberry ID for BBMe Individual Use.

    2. You can create a Blackberry ID for BB10, BBOS, and the Playbook.

    In order to have easy interoperability between users, you want the folks now using BBMe to sign up for a Blackberry ID for BB10, BBOS, etc. and then use those credentials to sign into BBMe on their Android or iOS device. As long as they do that both they and you can easily send invitations, etc. normally.

    As a BB10 user you would keep using BBM for BB10--no need to install the BBMe BB10 app specifically. The Android/iOS folks would of course install BBMe from their respective app stores and sign in with the newly-created Blackberry ID for BB10.
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    06-11-19 07:20 PM
  12. Ben xfg's Avatar
    Unfortunately this does not seem to be the case. Here's the site you see when you sign up for a Blackberry ID:

    https://www.blackberry.com/us/en/support/bbid
    Unfortunately I don't have the power to tell all my contacts to go and get themselves another BBID.
    My initial question was:

    If I take my BB10 BBID, and use it to sign up and subscribe to the Consumer BBMe, then switch back to BB10. Will I be able to invite BBMe contacts with this BBMe subscribed BBID?

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    06-11-19 07:30 PM
  13. TrumpetTiger's Avatar
    Unfortunately I don't have the power to tell all my contacts to go and get themselves another BBID.
    My initial question was:

    If I take my BB10 BBID, and use it to sign up and subscribe to the Consumer BBMe, then switch back to BB10. Will I be able to invite BBMe contacts with this BBMe subscribed BBID?

    Posted via CB10
    Apologies Ben; I thought that perhaps with the changeover being relatively recent you might have some Android/iOS contacts which might not have made the changeover yet.

    Forgive me if I'm not understanding your question, but it is actually not necessary (and counterproductive) to attempt to sign up for BBMe while using a BB10 device. Natural BBM can communicate with BBMe users, whereas BBMe for BB10 requires an actual BBMe account with a Blackberry UEM instance or other similar setup.

    Now, as for BBMe contacts: you may well be able to invite them using your normal, pre-existing BB10 BBID. When I was helping mine switch over I had them signed up for a BB10 BBID so I have not yet tested this, but I will do so and get back to you. I would recommend avoiding switching your BB10 ID to BBMe however in the interim, as converting a BB10 ID to a non-BB10 purpose usually does not end well....
    06-11-19 07:37 PM
  14. Ben xfg's Avatar
    Apologies Ben; I thought that perhaps with the changeover being relatively recent you might have some Android/iOS contacts which might not have made the changeover yet.

    Forgive me if I'm not understanding your question, but it is actually not necessary (and counterproductive) to attempt to sign up for BBMe while using a BB10 device. Natural BBM can communicate with BBMe users, whereas BBMe for BB10 requires an actual BBMe account with a Blackberry UEM instance or other similar setup.

    Now, as for BBMe contacts: you may well be able to invite them using your normal, pre-existing BB10 BBID. When I was helping mine switch over I had them signed up for a BB10 BBID so I have not yet tested this, but I will do so and get back to you. I would recommend avoiding switching your BB10 ID to BBMe however in the interim, as converting a BB10 ID to a non-BB10 purpose usually does not end well....
    No problems

    When switching back to BB10, I wouldn't be using the BBMe version, (as we have found out in the past that this does not work with the new consumer accounts) I would simply sign right back into BBMc with my newly subscibed BBID.

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    06-11-19 09:08 PM
  15. TrumpetTiger's Avatar
    No problems

    When switching back to BB10, I wouldn't be using the BBMe version, (as we have found out in the past that this does not work with the new consumer accounts) I would simply sign right back into BBMc with my newly subscibed BBID.

    Posted via CB10
    So you'd be using your BB10 BBID, which you have at this point converted to a BBMe consumer BBID, on the native normal BB10 BBMc app and then trying to add Android/iOS BBMe contacts?

    Just trying to make sure I understand the use case so I run the right test....
    06-11-19 09:12 PM
  16. Ben xfg's Avatar
    So you'd be using your BB10 BBID, which you have at this point converted to a BBMe consumer BBID, on the native normal BB10 BBMc app and then trying to add Android/iOS BBMe contacts?

    Just trying to make sure I understand the use case so I run the right test....
    Absolutely correct.

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    06-11-19 09:13 PM
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