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Old 08-09-2007, 05:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So i heard you dont need the internet to use your blackberry mesenger and that you just need to register in on blackberry.com... Would someone not only tell me if this is true or not but tell me if i need the internet or not.
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So i heard you dont need the internet to use your blackberry mesenger and that you just need to register in on blackberry.com... Would someone not only tell me if this is true or not but tell me if i need the internet or not.
You will need *blackberry* data service to use BlackBerry Messenger. It uses the data network, is based on blackberry PIN's, and travels handset to handset. Internet access is not in the equation.
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You will need *blackberry* data service to use BlackBerry Messenger. It uses the data network, is based on blackberry PIN's, and travels handset to handset. Internet access is not in the equation.
Then what's the difference between Blackberry Messenger and sending PIN to PIN? Advantages?

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I guess the only real difference is the user interface. BBM is a chat type of application. You see your chat contacts and can easily chat with several at once. PIN messages are done in an email type of format, except you put your contact's PIN on the To line instead of email address. I think behind the scenes both amount to the same thing, with the difference being how the user prepares, sends and receives the messages.
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BB Messenger is a chat-version of PIN-to-PIN messaging. Same thing really, just that the conversations will be grouped while chatting.
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so r u saying that the bb messenger or pin to pin conversations do not end up as text messages but as data usage?
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so r u saying that the bb messenger or pin to pin conversations do not end up as text messages but as data usage?
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