If you switch from a BlackBerry device running the BlackBerry OS (version 5.0 to 7.1), you should update
to the latest available version of BBM and associate BBM with your BlackBerry ID before you switch
1. To see which version of BBM is running on your previous device, look for BlackBerry Messenger in
your list of installed applications.
2. To download BBM 7.0 or later on your previous device, visit the BlackBerry World storefront or
If you can't update your version of BBM, in BBM, press the
Options > Back Up. Select a