Change your BBM status or profile
Let your BBM contacts know what you're doing or share your mood by changing your BBM name, status, or picture.
- At the top of the screen, tap your picture or name.
Do any of the following:
- To change the name that your contacts see, tap your current name.
- To change your BBM picture, tap your current picture.
- In the What's on your mind? field, type a status.
- To show the icon beside your name, tap Status > Busy.
Save a status for later
- Tap the Status field > Edit Status Messages.
- Tap .
- Type a status that you want to save and use again.
- To show the icon beside your name when you select the status, tap the icon until it illuminates.
- Tap Done.
You can select your custom status in the Status field.
Show your location
To help your contacts know when you might be unavailable to chat, in BBM you can show the country that you're in and the local time.
- In BBM, swipe down from the top of the screen.
- Tap .
- Turn on the Show My Country and Time switch.