BBM for Android is now available for download, but you can't use it anyway


BBM for Android beta
With only a few days left in the summer, time is running out on BlackBerry to meet its “summer release” launch timeframe for BBM on both iOS and Android.
With beta testing well underway, it’s been surprising the BBM for Android APK hadn’t leaked. Well, that’s changed, and the APK has leaked in the CrackBerry Forums. But there’s a problem — you need to be registered as part of the beta program in order to use it.
So basically what has leaked is the BBM for Android APK, complete with a login screen and that’s about it. Once you attempt to login with a BlackBerry ID, you’ll be asked to enter some personal information and then the app will fail to finish loading. It acts like it’s trying to connect to BlackBerry’s servers, but in the end nothing happens.
It appears that the service is still locked down on Android unless you're on "the list", so if you don't have a whitelisted BBID (and we're pretty sure you don't) then you'll get stuck on the setup screen and that will be the end of it. 
Statement from BlackBerry:
The excitement around the upcoming launch of BBM for Android and iPhone users is amazing. We want to thank everyone for their enthusiasm, but wanted to let people know that the program is structured so that only those in the beta will be able to use the app. The version we've seen on the Web in the last couple of days can be downloaded, but will not work on devices that are not approved in the beta program.
We do know the iOS version was submitted a few weeks ago to Apple’s review team, and with Google Play not requiring a review process, it’s safe to assume once Apple approves the iOS version, both versions will be published.
I’m optimistic we’ll see it sometime this week, how about you?

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