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    Default BBM (Blackberry Messenger) for Galaxy S?

    Has anyone been able to get Blackberry Messenger on this phone yet?

    I am getting a "this device is not compatible with this application". So I'm thinking I needed a software upgrade, only to discover that my phone says "No firmware".

    Even if I do manage to update, will it even be able to get BBM? Any ideas on how I can maybe run some sort of mobile virtualbox and run some other OS and then install BBM.
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    Default Re: BBM (Blackberry Messenger) for Galaxy S?

    Welcome to Android Central
    BBM is currently compatible with phone running ICS (4.0) and higher.
    From the home page: BlackBerry to bake version of BBM for Gingerbread phones | Android Central
    Blackberry is planning on releasing it on phones that run Gingerbread (2.3.x), which is what the GS1 runs.
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    Default Re: BBM (Blackberry Messenger) for Galaxy S?

    I think I am running on Froyo? My phone tells me: Build number: FROYO.VUVKD1 and a Firmware version of 2.2.1
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    Default Re: BBM (Blackberry Messenger) for Galaxy S?

    Quote Originally Posted by aduharar View Post
    I think I am running on Froyo? My phone tells me: Build number: FROYO.VUVKD1 and a Firmware version of 2.2.1
    That's even further behind Gingerbread. You should be able to update to at least 2.3
    Instructions on how to update to Gingerbread:
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