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    How do I add a new contact using a Barcode or PIN/Email?

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    • Want to add a new BBM contact quickly?  simply scan their BBM barcode with the camera on your phone, or let them another user scan yours. 
      You can also add a new contact if you know the other BlackBerry users unique PIN or E-mail address. See your barcode.


      On the BBM contact list screen, press the Menu key and click My Profile.


      Click Display My Barcode.


      Scan a barcode to add a new contact

      • On the BBM contact list screen, press the Menu key and click Invite Contact.
      • Click Scan a person's barcode, then click Continue.
      • Hold your  phone so that all four corners of the barcode you are scanning appear on your device screen. Continue to hold the  phone until you hear a beep. 

      Use your unique BlackBerry PIN number or Email address to add a new contact


      If you want to add a contact who isn’t with you right now? invite them using their unique BlackBerry PIN or email address. To find your own unique BlackBerry PIN number select ‘my profile’ within BBM and your PIN is here.



      On the BBM contact list screen, press the Menu key.

       

      • Click Invite Contact.
      • Click Enter a person's email address, PIN, or name. Type part or all of the contact information.
      • Click the contact information.
      • If necessary, change the Send Using field and/or Category fields.
      • Click Send.

       

      Note: The person might remain in the Pending category until he or she responds to your invitation.

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