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Join a BBM channel


View, share, or comment on posts from people, brands, and services in BBM. You might also be able to start a BBM chat directly with the channel owner.

Tip: You can preview channels that you're thinking about joining.

  1. Tap HeQoDnoQpYkJUMP43Z6EzplHNyegXQShMw.png or eFnkN8SUIMiHhQqxZ3RYF6ivzBgxyx9gQQ.png > j0aixN7OsgHFY15LyPPbFxsvC93jgjQPAg.png.
  2. Search or browse for a channel.
  3. Tap a channel. To view recent posts, tap Preview.
  4. Tap rzWjMtuuItTOXzM-hoC4PgvNBVdOZeU6tg.png.

Invite people to a channel

When you invite people to a channel or share a channel post, the message appears in a BBM chat.
  1. Do any of the following:
    • To invite someone, in a public channel or a private channel that you created, tap Zar7sw0ozx0oEXAhkK92NkK3H981dxbZWA.png.
    • To share a channel post, touch and hold a post. Tap djhms9FHIAZj9riJQzsovN99v8LKZUeY8w.png.
  2. Type a name or select a BBM contact.

Comment on a channel post

Channel owners can restrict comments.
  1. In a BBM channel or on the Feeds screen, tap a post.
  2. Do any of the following:
    • To like the post, tap NlLeGD6D72cnqDakp9yd014yY480SflJTw.png.
    • To add a comment, type in the comment field.
  3. To reply to a comment, tap the specific comment. Tap MbqqBFtSBVW6p7ltseIKF1Ucgbuemxr7Qw.png.

Tip: On the Feeds screen, tap a channel picture to see the full image.

Chat with a channel owner

In the channel's profile, you can see when the channel owner is available to chat.

  1. In a channel, tap -JA68zCWueSoFDzt6LbdLj8n_qW4kn-_1A.png.
  2. Type your message or select an emoticon.
  3. Press the Send key.
When you end the chat, the channel owner can no longer reply to your message.

Report content as inappropriate

You can report a comment or a post to the channel owner if you think that the content is inappropriate or for mature audiences only. The channel owner might decide to delete the content.

  1. Touch and hold a post or comment.
  2. Tap MO0L4elwNTfG-A9nGhA9O0zuwavjSE6Dqg.png.
To delete your complaint, repeat steps 1 and 2.

Leave a channel

In a channel, tap qubZbod9jZoNOmcVnATtJaL3bAvsASdwFQ.png  > iiIpnZ5q7aR-4fF4OORT83QjAw4kS36u0w.png.

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