Mobile messaging app BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is now available for download on all the Windows Phone Lumia smartphones, says Microsoft Mobile. The announcement comes barely two week after BlackBerry announced that the app will be open to Windows Phone platform.
The app is custom-made and will have Microsoft’s Live Tile user interface. After the download the user will find three sections in BBM such as Chats, Contacts and Feeds, which can be accessed by swiping through the app.
Commenting on this development, Emmanuel Oluwatosin, partnership manager, Developer Experience, Nokia West and Central Africa, commented that it was a relief to finally have BBM on the Lumia smartphones, which will create more fun experiences for our customers.
“We are extremely delighted about this news and we know our customers are excited as well. We finally have one more to boost our presence in the smartphone market. This will also expand various chat applications available on the Lumia smartphone for customers to stay connected with their loved ones,” he said.
“BBM app is available for all Lumia smartphone running Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. To download the BBM app is absolutely free and easy; customers should go to the Windows Store on their Lumia smartphones, search for Blackberry Messenger and BBM Beta app and download” he added.