1. sereeene's Avatar
    Hi, I don't have a Blackberry data plan, but I do have a 500 mb data plan. Is there any way to install BBM without getting a blackberry data plan? Thanks!
    12-31-10 10:42 AM
  2. sereeene's Avatar
    I have a 9700 Bold from Rogers and I'm not going to get a blackberry plan anytime soon because I'm switching phones in a month.
    12-31-10 10:43 AM
  3. aznlgcy's Avatar
    No you need a blackberry data plan for BBM to even work. No work around. Other smartphones will work with Blackberry data plans just not vice versa
    12-31-10 10:46 AM
  4. Darren.W's Avatar
    You need a Blackberry plan to access BBM.
    01-02-11 11:12 AM
  5. southjersey786's Avatar
    no blackberry plan = no bbm... but try it on wifi and let us know if it works or not
    dandroid42 likes this.
    08-21-11 03:27 PM
  6. dandroid42's Avatar
    i have a similar question,
    would one need a blackberry data plan to download apps that require internet connectivity? A friend of mine is using a blackberry without a blackberry data plan for the time being, and he has shown to me that it is not possible for him to download an app like shazam, or facebook, or even twitter!
    08-30-11 09:28 PM
  7. dandroid42's Avatar
    I found out with my current plan and with telus I can use blackberry data and BBM no problem. I also have a friend with the same plan and on telus and uses a blackberry with BB services no problem.
    09-13-11 07:29 PM
  8. freethisberrydotcom's Avatar
    There are different data plans .. One with unlimited email and bmm , social network or ones with let say 500mb of data which is more than enough for a blackberry to do everything.
    09-13-11 11:02 PM
  9. blackberry-unlocking710's Avatar
    There is no way to use BBM without a Blackberry Data plan from your carrier.
    09-18-11 10:05 PM
  10. 4one1's Avatar
    nooppee. you need to have a data plan in order to use the BIS/BES features which include email, bbm, windows live messenger, and a bunch of other stuff
    01-31-12 02:10 AM
  11. sk_zulfi's Avatar
    i want to use yahoo messenger in blackberry 8520 without data plan
    02-09-12 08:36 AM
  12. egzbuen's Avatar
    Well, here in Manila, Philippines, Globe Telecom is offering BBM Services Only for Php99/month.

    That translates prolly to 2.5 USD.

    Check your local carrier if they offer such a plan (BBM ONLY)
    02-09-12 08:47 AM
  13. walcolm's Avatar
    Hi, I don't have a Blackberry data plan, but I do have a 500 mb data plan. Is there any way to install BBM without getting a blackberry data plan? Thanks!
    BBM works only when you have BIS.

    if you have a PB however, you can tether your unBIS BB to the PB to use the 500MB of data you have
    02-15-12 04:26 AM
  14. bvcxz100's Avatar
    I do not have a data plan at all. I took my sim card from an old phone of mine and stuck it in a blackberry. I've had this blackberry for a year now, and I've never once used bbm (since I don't have any data), though I clicked on it the other day and it said to enter a display name, so I did. Now I have BBM, though I'm not sure how this will work, and I don't know if I will be charged for this?
    01-18-13 12:36 AM
  15. bvcxz100's Avatar
    I do not have a data plan at all. I took my sim card from an old phone of mine and stuck it in a blackberry. I've had this blackberry for a year now, and I've never once used bbm (since I don't have any data), though I clicked on it the other day and it said to enter a display name, so I did. Now I have BBM, though I'm not sure how this will work, and I don't know if I will be charged for this?
    01-18-13 12:42 AM
  16. SwitchBeach's Avatar
    You need a BlackBerry data plan to use BBM.
    01-18-13 07:34 AM
  17. bunky1971's Avatar
    There was something in the T-Mobile forums if you are on an unlimited text plan, TMO was going to include BBM free...
    http://forums.crackberry.com/t-mobil...-plans-751213/
    01-18-13 08:49 AM
  18. 1oo1's Avatar
    Hi, I don't have a Blackberry data plan, but I do have a 500 mb data plan. Is there any way to install BBM without getting a blackberry data plan? Thanks!
    If you have the 500 Mb data plan from rogers, I think you should already have BIS.
    Does Rogers know you have a BlackBerry?
    01-20-13 12:07 AM
  19. SwitchBeach's Avatar
    1oo1, you just quoted and answered a post from over TWO years ago. ?? I'm guessing that that poster has figured it out by now or moved on.
    01-20-13 08:04 AM
  20. georgster8413's Avatar
    No it does not you need a blackberry data plan
    01-20-13 09:55 AM
  21. georgster8413's Avatar
    No you need a blackberry data plan
    01-20-13 09:56 AM
  22. 1oo1's Avatar
    1oo1, you just quoted and answered a post from over TWO years ago. ?? I'm guessing that that poster has figured it out by now or moved on.
    Silly me, I didn't look at the that post date.
    01-20-13 12:56 PM
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