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If you are using Nokia’s Lumia smartphone, then you can now download one of the best messaging applications in the world- BBM or BlackBerry Messenger. The latest announcement from Microsoft comes after the declaration of BlackBerry that the messaging application is open to all the users with Windows platform mobile devices. According to Microsoft chat, with the new move, Microsoft is targeting more enterprise customers to its Lumia platform.
According to Emmanuel Oluwatosin, who is the Partnership Manager of Nokia West and Central Africa, “We are extremely delighted about this news and we know our customers are excited as well. We finally have one more to boost our presence in the smartphone market. This will also expand various chat applications available on the Lumia smartphone for customers to stay connected with their loved ones”. Microsoft chat forums find hopes that customers would have more fun using their Lumia handsets with BBM in them.
Oluwatosin further adds, “BBM app is available for all Lumia smartphone running Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. To download the BBM app is absolutely free and easy; customers should go to the Windows Store on their Lumia smartphones, search for Blackberry Messenger and BBM Beta app and download”.
Therefore, if you are a Lumia user, make sure not to miss this feature rich messaging apps. According to Microsoft chat support, the new app has been designed to suit the Tile interface of Windows 8 platform. The app includes three different sections, which are chats, feeds and contacts. Simply swipe through the app and you can access all these sections.
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Nokia Lumia series smartphones were first introduced in the year 2011. This series was released to compete with the market leaders of the time Android and iPhone. Some of the Lumia series models include Lumia 800, Lumia 900, Lumia 720, Lumia 820, Lumia 610 etc.
Blackberry Messenger or BBM was first released in the year 2010. This was BlackBerry Messenger 7. In 2013, we saw the release of BlackBerry Messenger 8 and then Blackberry Messenger 10 in 2014. The messenger application is already available for Android and iOS users. With the new beta version of the messaging application in Windows Phone Store, Microsoft hopes that more customers would migrate to its platform. Microsoft took over Nokia September last year and from this point, the company has been trying to boost sales of its models with different strategies.
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