How To Downgrade BBM 8 To 7

I noticed a lot of people are having problem with the new BBM8 channel on bb device. Majority complained of hanging, slow and all that
but don’t too worry, if you want to downgrade it back to version 7, just follow
the simple procedures below.

How Can I Downgrade BBM8 Back To BBM 7Procedures
1. Delete the new BBM 8.0 by going to
Options/Device/Application Manger and then locate BlackBerry Messenger from the

2. Delete BBM and reboot device.
3. Open your default BlackBerry Browser
and use the links below depending on your OS type.
To download this app, visit this page
from your Blackberry browser and use the OTA link(s) below:
OS6 devices
OS7 devices
OS7.1 devices
you are done with the download, your bbm should return back to it normal
interface without hanging anymore.
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    • hello anonym,
      I just tried it now on my pc using fire fox and the 3 links work perfectly well. Perhaps you should check your network connectivity.

      If you are still having problem downloading it, just send me a mail with the os version you want and i'll send it accross to you.

  1. Thank you SO much! I've been trying to figure out how to get the older version back for a few days now and all the other websites pretty much sucked. Thanks!

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