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The New BBM 2 For Android with BBM Voice , Channels and Location Sharing

The New BBM 2 For Android with BBM Voice , Channels and Location Sharing

by Abhishek VoheraFebruary 17, 2014

Just few days ago BlackBerry announced a new update for the BlackBerry Messenger that is BBM 2. It was really a great day for Android user when the BBM firstly came for Android devices after great start and break of the services. Today is also a great day for Android users because now the BBM 2 is available with many of the new updates which were available only for the BlackBerry user before this update. The features such as BBM Voice, Channels, Location Sharing, Dropbox integration and many more.

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Voice calling which is now available for the Android user works on both WiFi as well as Cellular network. By using this feature BBM user can make call to any BBM contact for free all around the world. Isn’t that amazing !


Another feature is Channels. This feature allows random users of the messenger to chat about topics of common interest. This can create a great awareness about any topic of the channel and make user active.

The Second version of BBM allows user to share the location with the help of Glympse and not just this much , BBM users can share large files between the contacts with the help of Dropbox integration with the BBM.


This was all about major updates for BBM, apart from this there are many minor updates such as addition of more emoticons which will be surely appreciated by the BBM users.The app also offers easier way to attach images, contacts, and calendar events.

BlackBerry has prepared a short video which showcases the update. Check it out below.


This was all about the BlackBerry Instant Messenger which has recently got updated with new features. So guys download the BBM 2 if you have not done yet or update it if you have already installed the BBM old version. Feel free to drop us a line in the comments section.

Download BBM 2 From Google Play Store

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Abhishek Vohera
Abhishek Vohera is the Founder and Chief Editor at Above Android. He is from Mumbai, India. Abhishek is a Software Engineer at Multi-National Company by profession and Blogger and SEO expert by passion. He is crazy about Android and a true Google Fan Boy.