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BBM Desktop


Desktop is still in Beta stage.  After release reaches 100%, desktop will be rolled out to 25% of Android users only. Here's how you do it:

  1. Android users can find the Desktop BBM icon on the "Me" Tab.
  2. Click the link to open the barcode scanner.
  3. Go to web.bbmessaging.com on your desktop and scan its barcodes.


Top Menu

This new feature will allow you to be able to see all the chat or only Group Chat. Here’s how you use it:

  1. Open BBM Desktop
  2. See top left Tab “All” and “Group”
  3. Pick one




Search Conversations

On BBM Desktop you can search any specific conversation. Here’s how you do it:

  1. Open BBM Desktop
  2. Click on search bar
  3. Start typing and it will automatically search




Search New Chat

On BBM Desktop you will be able to search chat history. Here’s how you do it:

  1. Open BBM Desktop
  2. Click on the new chat icon () at the top (pencil over paper icon)
  3. Start typing and it will automatically begin the search




Contact Based on Alphabetical Grouping

On BBM Desktop you will be able to find contact based on the first letter of their name. Here’s how you do it:

  1. Open BBM Desktop
  2. Click on the new chat icon () at the top to make a new chat
  3. Find contact by checking on Alphabetic Grouping




View Channel Broadcast Message

On BBM Desktop you will be able to receive broadcast message from channels subscribed.

  • Open subscribed chat channel/bot to see broadcast message




Large View Image and Video

On BBM Desktop you will be able to see uploaded or shared image and video in large view. Here’s how you do it:

  1. Open BBM Desktop
  2. Choose one of the chat
  3. Find shared or uploaded image/video
  4. Click the image or video




Download and Delete Image & Video

On BBM Desktop you will be able to download and delete image and video. Here’s how you do it:

  1. Open BBM Desktop
  2. Choose one of the Chat
  3. Find shared or uploaded image/video
  4. Click the image or video
  5. Click on Top Right button Delete or Download


"Back" Capability on Large Image

This new feature is for you as a user to return from an image large view by clicking the blur area (area surrounding the image). Here’s how you do it:

  1. Open BBM Desktop
  2. Choose one of the chat
  3. Find an image or video and click on it to open the large view
  4. Click on the blur area (area surrounding the image) to return


Large Messages

With this feature, you will be able to show large text message (over 2,000 characters). Here’s how you do it: 

  1. Open BBM Desktop

  2. Select current chat or new chat

  3. Share a large message over 2,000 characters

  4. Click on Read More to extend the large message


Capability to See Message from Replied Text

This features allows you to see message from replied text. Here’s how you do it: 

  1. Open BBM Desktop

  2. Select current chat or new chat

  3. You can now see message from replied text


Capability to see BBMoji

This features allows you to see BBMoji from desktop. Here’s how you do it:

  1. Open BBM Desktop
  2. Select current chat or new chat
  3. You can now see BBMoji shared and received


Wildcard Search

This new feature is for you as a user to be able to search contact from just several letters. Here’s how you do it:

  1. Open BBM Desktop
  2. Select current chat or new chat
  3. On the search bar, start typing the contact or name of the group


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