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  1. joshhad's Avatar
    I have an xperia tipo. Running android 4.0.4 ice cream sandwich but when I go to download BBM it says not compatible with my device although it states on the website bbm is available for Android 4 or higher does anyone know where I can get the apk for bbm or if I can download a higher version of the os on my phone
    10-22-13 06:15 AM
  2. Plazmic Flame's Avatar
    Where are you trying to download it from? The Play store? Did you try going to BBM Share

    I found that I had issues downloading from the app store but going to bbm.com directly made things much easier.

    Also, if you decide to go the APK route, here: BBM 1.0.0.70 | APKDAD
    10-22-13 06:20 AM
  3. Draven2666's Avatar
    It id compatible with Android 4 running jellybean.

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    10-22-13 06:26 AM
  4. joshhad's Avatar
    I tried going to bbm share and it redirected me to the play store which still says is incompatible why my device I am going to try the apk route although I haven't tried it before so thanks for the link
    10-22-13 06:33 AM
  5. kbz1960's Avatar
    Your device has to have a cell radio or it's no go.
    10-22-13 06:36 AM
  6. Draven2666's Avatar
    I tried going to bbm share and it redirected me to the play store which still says is incompatible why my device I am going to try the apk route although I haven't tried it before so thanks for the link
    I stand corrected. Below is staight from BlackBerry android faq.

    For Android,BBM supports smartphones running Android V.4.0 (Ice cream Sandwich)� and later and with a screen size of 7? or less.

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    10-22-13 06:55 AM
  7. Benjamin_NYC's Avatar
    Wrong. Your device does NOT Need cell radio service. I activated my (cellular-equipped) iPad over wi-fi. Cell radio was not even turned on.

    Posted via CB10
    10-22-13 06:56 AM
  8. joshhad's Avatar
    It doesn't work from the play store and it won't let me install the apk its just came up saying there is a problem parsing the package
    10-22-13 06:59 AM
  9. Draven2666's Avatar
    It doesn't work from the play store and it won't let me install the apk its just came up saying there is a problem parsing the package
    Are you running a custom rom? If so, according to the faq, it is not supported.

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    10-22-13 07:02 AM
  10. Draven2666's Avatar
    10-22-13 07:03 AM
  11. curvezzz's Avatar
    10-22-13 07:36 AM
  12. avidberry's Avatar
    I'm using it right now and I'm running Paranoid Android 3.99. Everything works just fine...

    Are you running a custom rom? If so, according to the faq, it is not supported.

    Posted via CB10
    10-22-13 08:03 AM
  13. joshhad's Avatar
    I installed the apk and it launches but opens Google play with in bbm it then goes back to bbm saying setting up bbm and it doesn't change
    Last edited by joshhad; 10-22-13 at 09:18 AM.
    10-22-13 08:46 AM
  14. kbz1960's Avatar
    Wrong. Your device does NOT Need cell radio service. I activated my (cellular-equipped) iPad over wi-fi. Cell radio was not even turned on.

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    Try it on an ipad that has none.
    10-22-13 08:51 AM
  15. Omnitech's Avatar
    The website claims compatible with "smartphones" and devices with <7" screen, not tablet compatible.

    My Lenovo tablet running 4.0.3 won't work via Google Play page. "Incompatible with device".
    10-22-13 02:47 PM
  16. kumarmohit1985's Avatar
    Worked for me on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 [P3100], probably may work for others as well.
    Try this : How to install Official BBM App on Samsung Galaxy Tabs. Give it a try.

    Regards, Mohit [Admin] The Geek Solutions
    10-24-13 05:32 AM
  17. lordmercury's Avatar
    I was able to download the app but that?s pretty much it. As soon as I opened it, the BBM Setup menu began and it?s been in the ?Setting up BBM? for quite some time now. Never even got the chance to enter my email address.


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    10-24-13 05:58 AM
  18. Mac of York's Avatar
    It worked for me after I removed dpi changes from the play store. That made it not compatible.

    Sent from my Note II using Tapatalk 4
    10-24-13 06:37 AM
  19. Omnitech's Avatar
    Worked for me on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 [P3100], probably may work for others as well.

    Since BlackBerry already points out in their literature that it is compatible with 7" devices and smaller, that's really not a surprise.

    My Lenovo tablet is 10".

    It seems that for the purposes of BBM, the company considers devices up to 7" a "phablet" not a "tablet", as they claim it does not support tablets at this time:

    BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Support and Help for BlackBerry 10 Devices - US

    Quoting:



    In addition to BlackBerry smartphones, BBM™ is currently available on iPhone and Android devices.

    For iPhone, BBM supports iOS V.6 and iOS v7 or later.

    For Android, BBM supports smartphones running Android V.4.0 (Ice cream Sandwhich) and later and with a screen size of 7” or less.





    It worked for me after I removed dpi changes from the play store. That made it not compatible.

    I have no idea what "DPI changes" means in this context.
    10-24-13 01:40 PM
  20. ahantanto Dork's Avatar
    Also I use it only Sony Xperia Tipo. I Successfully Install fuel. But In Uploading Photos When I Always Written (Unfortunately BBM Has Stopped) When In Group Chat Just In Me No Problems At Upload Photos. What is the Solution?
    sahinerik likes this.
    10-26-13 03:12 AM
  21. sahinerik's Avatar
    i have a problem ''Unfortunately BBM Has Stopped'' i can't open bbm i install apk but not work
    10-26-13 08:39 AM
  22. Jose Casiano's Avatar
    Anyone tried sideloading it a playbook?
    11-09-13 05:21 PM
  23. kumarmohit1985's Avatar
    Just download the official APK from the link provided and install as usual. The APK is an official version extracted from Play Store and free from Malware. Works Well. Confirmed.

    Here the Link to the APK - How to install Official BBM app on Non Compatible Android Smartphones and Tablets ?

    Regards, Mohit [Admin] The Geek Solutions
    12-23-13 10:50 AM
  24. kumarmohit1985's Avatar
    Install using an official APK...
    12-23-13 10:53 AM
  25. Innocent Bulushiya's Avatar
    Plzzzz can any one tell me how can I install bbm in samsung galaxy tab3 plzzz telll me I will be vry thank ful to u I have tried , many tyms bt it is saying this version is not capable for this device plsss help me
    01-03-14 06:00 PM
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