Viewing applications linked to BlackBerry Messenger

Article ID: KB27691

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 08-27-2013


Product(s) Affected:

  • BBM for BlackBerry 10
  • BlackBerry Messenger for BlackBerry OS 7 and earlier
Jump to: Environment | Overview
  • BBM 6 to 7
  • BlackBerry 10 OS
  • BlackBerry 6 to 7.1

Applications that are linked to BBM are allowed to access the BlackBerry Messenger user profile, as well as chat and interact with other BBM users in a variety of ways. See below for steps to identify which applications have been given access to link with BBM.

To view applications linked to BBM on the BlackBerry 10 smartphone:

  1. On the home screen, swipe down from the top and tap Settings.
  2. Select Security and Privacy > Application Permissions.
  3. In the Permissions drop-down menu, select Connect to BBM.

To view applications linked to BBM on the BlackBerry smartphone running BlackBerry 6 to 7.1:

  1. Open BBM.
  2. Press the Menu key.
  3. Select Options.
  4. Under BBM Connected Applications, next to Application Access, select Edit.

To edit the permissions for a particular application, select Edit next to the desired application. For more information on setting these permissions, see KB27689.

Note: If unable to see the BBM Connected Applications options under the BlackBerry Messenger Options menu, see KB27688.


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