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Change your BBM status or profile


Let your BBM contacts know what you're doing or share your mood by changing your BBM name, status, or picture. If you have a status that you use often, such as a vacation notice, you can save it to use again later.

  1. At the top of the screen, tap your picture or name.
  2. Do any of the following:
    • To change the name that your contacts see, tap your current name.
    • To change your BBM picture, tap your current picture.
    • In the What's on your mind? field, type a status.
  3. To save your changes, tap VtEvjxXIyMV5UeMeA3tBSvyGxBuEjScKww.png.

Save a status for later

  1. Tap Edit Status Message.
  2. Tap ssEagLXMk0MAuStTNUD9mHEdvP9XKz6joQ.png.
  3. Type a status that you want to save and use again.
  4. To show theNoXcnIGDHXZXvaYugu3o-NNx22yuUSHg7A.pngicon beside your name when you select the status, turn on the Show busy icon switch.
  5. TapLqBIMEYSNXTe0kObCIpTaUawwPpyOekgwQ.png.
  6. Tap your custom status to use it as your status.
To edit or delete a status that you created, repeat step 1 and touch and hold the status.

Show your location

To help your contacts know when you might be unavailable to chat, in BBM you can show the country that you're in and the local time.

  1. Tap yy0uXcGFSGB-GIADc1yZyUc1lIR29k9NNQ.png > settings > general.
  2. Turn on the Show My Country and Time switch.

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