The app which was first restricted to only Blackberry users but lately in last few years open for all. BBM is a messaging app which also includes sharing of text notes, voice calls, audios, videos, etc. One great thing about BBM messenger is, it provides high level of security since it does not use any phone number for interaction rather BBM pin is required. So you choose the audience you wish to interact with. This app is always in online mode just like our normal text messages. It notifies you whenever a message is either received or delivered.

BBM developers has always kept this oldest working messaging app in an updated version. Also it is available for free. You can upload your display picture, your status and even during interacting you can use emoticons as per your mood.  With enabling BBM for PC and laptops users now can enjoy chatting with friends and colleagues on a larger screen. This is a very smoothly working app with a soothing interface.

Features of BBM for PC

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  1. It offers a feature in which you can re-edit the sent message and then send it again.
  2. It also provides a feature called private chat which means the chats which you put under this icon and their notifications will remain hidden. Moreover if you aren’t active on that particular chat , it will be self destroyed. The most needed feature in today’s world.
  3. Even animated pictures could be updated as your display picture.
  4. Also provides feature of timed messages. We could set a default time for a certain text or any kind of message and the receiver will only be able to see that for that particular time.
  5. You can choose whom you wish to contact since it uses BBM pins for interaction between people.
  6. Free voice calling .


To install BBM for PC you will need an android simulator, there are many simulators available for all the operating system Windows as well as  mac . Amongst them the most suggested and recommended simulator for this is bluestack. Bluestack is an android simulator for PC through which you will be able to run BBM for PC. Below are the steps to install BBM for PC and laptops:

  1. Download and install the bluestack from its official website.
  2. Let the bluestack download all the files for the complete installation.
  3. After the complete installation move to search box of bluestack and search for the BBM icon and click on it.
  4. After clicking on it, accept the terms and conditions .
  5. After installation app icon will be visible on the home screen of bluestack.
  6. Click on the icon of BBM and enjoy your browsing on your PC’s and laptops.


No doubt there exists so many apps today but there was a time when BBM was the only one. The level of competence can be measured with the fact that this app is still widely used no matter how old it is.