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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. On the Channels screen, search or browse for a channel.
  2. Tap a channel. To view recent posts, swipe over to the Preview screen.
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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. In a public channel or a private channel that you created, tap A189qlwdHV16zZ-Fs-kFNZCB0XbqXu3lMA.png.
  2. Type a name or select a BBM contact.
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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 add a comment, type in the comment field.
    • To reply to a comment, touch and hold a specific comment. Tap Reply.

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, tap7Emke4jLdyjn54ZmGluhwAAb9qank7DU_Q.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 Report post or Report comment.

Leave a channel

In a channel, tap Aw_Cst3a82bz2gpmIkToi0nsRo2zkvMjmQ.png > Leave Channel.

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