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.

  1. Tap OcXHejkKQxT-maXnT94Dw_ub7GbTGKWeXA.png.
  2. Tap your picture or name.
  3. 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. Tap Fvp-B6ey9fR7BIWc48eA4Euv8lnQf6d8Dw.png . Select a new picture or animated GIF to use as your BBM picture.
    • In the What's on your mind? field, type a status.
    • To show the KSmGjkZ085fJVKXPADlcgvTBB1H9O3O7UQ.pngicon beside your name, tap Status > Busy.

Save a status for later

  1. Tap the Status drop-down list > Edit Status Messages.
  2. Type a status that you want to save and use again.
  3. To show the GBh8saOGNZLoLmWsQONiB_pgreUdYX-5sw.png  icon beside your name when you select the status, turn on the Show busy icon switch.
  4. Tap Done.
You can select your custom status in the Status field.

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 8i0HikztNq5lGWD9_iiR7D6bS6DAMiqk2A.png > Lk8LvWnCAwkGh_c7nJymzniog9hAObIQSQ.png.
  2. Turn on the Show My Country and Time switch.

Show what you're listening to

BBM can change your status message to display the song title and artist when you're listening to music. When you're done listening to music, your status message returns to the last status message that you typed.

  1. Tap ZzCISSLWlCHBCBzMVVeRTIOuN56zWtMgCA.png > 69bhcSDwKzX1J4IKeksjM2twelL6KKBdsg.png.
  2. Turn on the Show What I'm Listening To switch.

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