BlackBerry has at last released BBM Channels from its beta series and the service is currently accessible to all BlackBerry users. several had the opportunity to play around with BBM Channels throughout the beta period, however for those of you that have not; you might require a bit of a guide to start.
Everything ought to look rather common for the most part, however if you are interested to make out just how to get around the latest service, keep reading.
First off, ensure you have the most recent version of BBM installed on your gadget.
Follow a Channel
From the central screen, tap the three bars on the bottom left, after that select Channels.
Here you will notice the major BBM Channels monitor where you can flick through featured channels.
skim over the list to get a channel you would like to follow, and after that tap the channel sign to open it. Tap the Join sign on the base of the display to subscribe to the channel.
On the other hand you can as well look for a channel by tapping the Search sign from the central Channels screen. Enter a search word and after that scroll to look through the channels. Follow a channel with the same technique as above.
Create a Channel
To make your personal BBM Channel, tap the overflow sign (3 dots) and select Create Channel.
Here you should enter all the information for your channel. Select a name, description, channel picture and other settings. Once you are done select Save to make your channel.
Your channel can be anything you would like – from a fan channel to hobbies to simply all about you. The possibilities are infinite.
View a Subscribed Channel
Tapping the center sign on the top row will allow you view your personal channels in addition to your subscribed channels. You can roll through your list and hit a sign to see a subscribed channel or your own.
While viewing a channel you can flick through posts through scrolling. To comment or like on a post, tap the particular symbol below the post text.
View Your personal Channels
While viewing your personal channel you have many choices. Hitting the invite sign will allow you invite your contacts to your channel. For your personal channel you can as well view settings and stats. The main view will display your most current posts, stats, chats (if enabled) and reported items.
Hitting the overflow symbol will allow you to change your channel profile or settings. Here you can change comment settings, privacy and even allow BBM chats. Activating BBM chats will allow other users chat with you over BBM via your channel. This is an excellent method to get even more social with your subscribers and once you are done chatting, just turn it off once more.
Post to Your Channel
Once you have made your personal channel, adding a fresh post is simple. View your channel then hit the Add Post sign.