BBM for Android and iPhone was launched by BlackBerry on the 21st of October after a failed attempt in September. 24 hours after BBM for Android and iPhone was launched on the 21st of October. BlackBerry have had more than 10 million downloads.

BBM for Android and iPhoneBBM also rose very quickly in the Apple App Store free app rankings in the first 24 hours, taking the number one slot in more than 75 countries, including the US, Canada, the UK, Indonesia and most of the Middle East. It also seen overwhelmingly positive reviews on Google Play and the App Store.

As at the time this Article was posted BBM is not yet available on Google Play store in Nigeria, Only Samsung Phone users have access to the app through the Samsung App. Samsung has said beffore now that the BBM App will be on Samsung Smart phones first. Samsung played a smart one on their competitors.