WARNING: The client will have access to your Apple ID. Be sure you create a new Apple ID & keep it specific to this client.
With all excitement of #BBM4All going rage, here’s a little yet interesting cherry on top! Developers from China Huluwa Team has created an Android “messenger” app to talk to friends over iPhone on their native “secured” free messaging service — iMessage. Thanks to BlackBerry 10 & it’s Android runtime, the app is ported over & is working perfectly well sending Text message, Pictures, Videos & Files. Though BBM for iPhone is out/on it’s way for far better experience, this can be an add-on to your app gallery. Follow instructions below to install iMessage on your BlackBerry 10 smartphones.
Your PC must have JRE installed. You must install the appropriate version of Java JRE:
Download Installer here and follow instruction below:
- On your BlackBerry Z10, go to Settings by swiping down from top on Home Screen
- Go into Security and Privacy > Development Mode
- Switch on ‘Use Development Mode’. If your phone doesn’t have a password lock, enter any password when prompted. E.g. your name (Not 123, abc etc)
- Now go back to Settings > About & choose Network category from the slide-down menu
- Note IPv4 number E.g. 192.168.1.101
- Now run DDPB Installer on PC & enter the IPv4 number into ‘PlayBook IP Adress’ space along with device password you entered on Z10/Q10
- Click ‘Connect’ & your phone will be connected to DDPB Installer, If any error prompts, re-check the IP entered
- Now click on Add & choose the iMessage bar file downloaded. Check the iMessage tick mark in listing window & click Install
- A new window pops-up showing process & once its done you will have iMessage on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone
- Now go back into Security and Privacy > Development Mode & turn off development mode. Remove password if you don’t want any from Security and Privacy > Device Password
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