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BBM update for Android, iOS brings new features.!

BBM update for Android, iOS brings new features.!

Post By : Hawk Eye

Post Rank : 1082th

Category : Technology

Sub Category : Apps and Software

27 Jan 2014

BlackBerry has released an important update for BBM for Android and iOS that brings the correction for the errors as well as new features to the BlackBerry Messenger client for both the Android and iOS. At the first the app was iPhone-only on launch and now the iOS version of BBM adds support for iPad and iPod touch

While the Android version gets support for BBM contact categories, as well as improved group list sorting and as well as the filtering, the iOS version now has better support for right-to-left languages. Both versions also fixes all errors and new options for sharing your BBM PIN Barcode which makes the product more popular.

BBM Messenger was popular used chat messenger use in Blackberry devices.BlackBerry's popular instant messaging platform BlackBerry Messenger (or BBM) finally landed on non-BlackBerry OS platforms, Android and iOS, last month after the company was forced to pause and delay the rollout. The app was downloaded by more than 10 million times on iOS and Android within the first 24 hours which brings over 20 million new users to the BlackBerry Messenger platform in the first week itself.

Here are the new features added to BBM for Android in the latest update:

  • Support for BBM Contact Categories
  • BBM Group List sorting and filtering improvements
  • More options for sharing your BBM PIN Barcode
  • Find your friends on other social networks who are also using BBM
  • Addresses an issue where some users may have experienced higher battery use

List of changes in BBM or iOS:

  • Support for iPod touch and iPad devices running iOS6 and iOS7
  • Improvements to right-to-left language support
  • More options for sharing your BBM PIN Barcode
  • Find your friends on other social networks who are also using BBM
  • Fixes an issue where some users would be missing BBM contact names


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