Blackberry 10 Dev Contest

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To give an incentive to Telegram fans among Blackberry engineers, we are announcing a month-long coding contest ending on December 13, 2014. The task is to port Telegram to BB 10 using our open source Android code.


  1. Your app must have it's own api_id.
  2. Your code must be released under an open source license.
  3. Please don't publish your code before we announce the winners.
  4. Please don't use the name Telegram for your apps.
  5. Please don't use the official Telegram logos.

Suggested Interface

Below is a basic overview of the functionality of Telegram for Blackberry 10. We tried to provide mockups for every screen present in the app. In case any UI mechanics are unclear, please feel free to replicate the UI behavior of Telegram for Android.

  1. Intro
  2. Login
  3. Chats List
  4. New Message
  5. Chat Screen
    5.1. Viewing Media
    5.2. Sending Messages
    5.3. Sending Media
    5.4. Sending Voice Messages
    5.5. Choosing Emoji
    5.6. Editing Message List
    5.7. Group Chat Info page
  6. Secret Chats
  7. Contacts
  8. Settings

Relevant Graphics

Custom icons and graphics used in the screenshots:

Official icon set for BlackBerry 10: