BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) for Android is out and the whole planet seems to be trying to download and activate it. BlackBerry’s servers taking a huge hit apparently.
After downloading the app and trying to login, it so happened that I had forgotten my BlackBerry ID. So, I did a reset.
Subsequently attempting to login produced an error message that said there was a maintenance going on to upgrade BlackBerry’s systems in order to serve users better.
However, our own Patrick has been able to login successfully and provides us with this first view:
Looks like everyone is trying to activate BBM, including those who diss the company. Oh well….
If you are facing issues downloading the app from BBM’s servers, you can download here.
Founder of MobilityArena. Yomi’s journey in mobile started in 2001. Besides obsessing over mobile phones, he also started creating WAP sites (early mobile-friendly websites created with WML). He began writing about phones in 2004 and has been at it since then. He has owned over 200 devices, from Symbian, Palm, PocketPC/Windows Mobile, BlackBerry/BB10, webOS, Windows Phone, Firefox, Ubuntu Touch, to Android, iOS, and KaiOS operating systems.