BlackBerry revealed in Might that it would bring its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) platform to iOS and after sending out beta welcomes to the service in very early August, the company has actually now posted (through TechCrunch) an individual guide that recommends the app’s launch could loom.

BBM, which functions similarly to Apple’s iMessage, was among the first exclusive mobile messaging services and remains popular to this day with even more than 60 million regular monthly active individuals.

Get the most recent on iPhone/iPad innovation: Ipads Advisor

Leaked screenshot of the Android variation of BBM

The BBM individual guide information how the service works, the offered functions, and ways to develop an account. It likewise provides a rundown on icons and a troubleshooting section.

With BBM, you can chat and share in real-time with your BBM contacts and teams. For example, you can share pictures, see when someone has actually read your message or is entering a reply, and update your BBM status or photo. Share your information with several people utilizing multiperson chats and group chats.

With BBM Groups, you can plan events, track to-do lists, share images, and chat with up to 30 people at the same time without needing to include them all as BBM contacts.

According to the user guide, the app will support profiles, barcode invites, multi-media chats, emoticons, and group chats. Like other messaging apps, it’ll function over both Wi-Fi and cellular connections.

While BlackBerry initially targeted a summer season release for the app, the company has yet to narrow down its forecasted launch timeline. With the debut of the beta earlier this month and the succeeding guide, it appears that the app prepares to introduce.