BBM for iOS beta receives update

BBM for iOS beta receives update
Those beta testing the BBM for iOS app should be happy to hear that an update has arrived that brings version to users. The update includes new features and some that needed to go back to the drawing board to be improved. To have access to the beta, you need to have a Test Flight account and be signed up as a beta tester.

The new features include the ability to use the messaging app in landscape, and to delete chats with a simple swipe. The update allows users to select and delete multiple chats at one time. Choose as many as 10 pictures to share at one time during chats. And if you want to know if the pictures you sent were received by each recipient, you will be alerted with a notification once they arrive. Another notification will tell you if the pictures were read by each recipient. And lastly, the update allows you to choose new colors for the BBM chat bubbles.

There is no word when the BBM for iOS beta will go mainstream. BlackBerry's messaging app is open to iOS, Android and Windows Phone users, in addition to those sporting a BlackBerry device.

source: Crackberry



1. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I Wouldn't mind using BBM as a default messaging app on android but some of the features requires the other user to be using BBM.

2. saucexD

Posts: 62; Member since: Jan 20, 2015

Like iMessage. Difference is, 95% of my contacts have iPhones. I wish the new push to put iMessage on Blackberry and Android will work. Most likely not, since the US government is in favor of Apple, but hopefully it does, so my "green texts" can finally become blue...and so my few Android friends stop sending me pixelated photos and videos :P

5. Mxyzptlk unregistered

iMessage is an iOS platform available to iOS users. It's a core feature of iOS.

4. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014

"I Wouldn't mind using BBM as a default messaging app on android but some of the features requires the other user to be using BBM." Just like: iMessage Line WhatsApp WeChat FB Messenger And others....

6. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I don't care for Facebook Messager and I just explained ios in my previous comment.

7. Mxyzptlk unregistered

The others I'm not really familiar with since I don't use them.

12. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014

And YOU'RE familiar with BBM? Doubtful. I am not aware of any messaging app that doesn't require both parties to be using it, and I am almost certain the same could be said for you. Therefore, it seems like you were most probably just trolling. Especially since you don't own an Android device to use the BBM app on, as you would have us believe from your initial comment.

15. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Maybe you should just get off your f-ing high horse and not treat every comment as a shot at blackberry. Just let it go.

16. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014

You can always tell when you're nerve has been touched because you always resort to profanity. It's also an admission of guilt. Maybe you should get off yours and just admit you're a miserable troll. You're like a drug addict when it comes to trolling. You just can't stop. Own up to your BS and quit it already. You take shots at BlackBerry in almost every article posted by Phonearena. This one is no exception. Grow up, already.

17. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You have some nerve comparing me to a drug addict when it's you who continues to scour the BlackBerry articles ready to pounce on your next hit when it's anything minor relating to blackberry. What shot did I take at blackberry in this article. You just can't stop. You're always getting so defensive anytime someone post on a blackberry article. Get over it. You don't control the Internet. No one's attacking blackberry. You're just being salty.

18. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014

I must have really struck a nerve with that one! I scour BlackBerry articles? About as much as YOU DO, Mxy. You post on as many BlackBerry articles as I do. The difference is, I don't troll them. YOU DO. I just can't stop? And you can? You just won't quit with the trolling. You know damn well that in order to use the full features of ANY messaging app that BOTH parties have to be using said messaging app. And yet, you tried to point out in BBM that some features aren't available unless both parties are using it like it was a deficiency of the app, as if all the other messaging apps make all of their features available to anyone, whether you use the app or not. That's TROLLING. I don't need to control the internet to point out a troll when I see one. Stop being so "salty" (pick a new word, already!) and quit it with your incessant trolling.

21. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Summary "the boy who cried wolf when there's no wolf." No meanest you struck nothing. Apparently I struck a nerve because you're still crying because I said I wished some of the features in BBM didn't require the other party to be using it. Newsflash I would have said the same thing for any other alternate messaging app if I expressed interest in using it. Get over it and stop being salty.

22. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014

Summary: We all know that you're definitely not a wolf. You're more of what a wolf preys on, especially considering what your favorite handset is. You can try and backpeddle all you want, but the fact is that you're busted once again for trolling. News flash: (news flash is TWO words, not one. I find that I have to correct your posts for errors more and more now) if you would have said the same thing for any alternative messaging app you expressed interest in using, you would have mentioned that the features in iMessage are very limited, considering that one must be an iOS user to access them. Get over yourself and your trolling.

30. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Oh boohoo I said something you don't like. Well get over it. You call every thing trolling. Just quit being so salty. You being a grammar cop falls under strawman logic.

36. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014

"Straw man logic" because you have horrible grammar? Dude, you're on a public social network posting with horrible grammar. It will never be straw man logic. I don't give a rat's scrawny butt whether you agree with me or not. Trolling is trolling. And you're a troll that, well, TROLLS. Now quit hiding behind your own BS and face facts.

37. Mxyzptlk unregistered

No you twit that's not what I meant. We are talking about this discussion where you jumped my case because I said some features require both parties to be using BBM. You so happened to switch the argument to that instance where I used monies over money. That's what I meant by the strawman. If I'm the troll then wouldn't that make you just as guilty for feeding me? No you quit spewing bs and face facts.

39. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014

Twit and salty must be your two favorite words. ALL messaging apps require both parties to use them. A fact that, unless you're a complete idiot, I'm sure that you know. You were just trolling, as usual. Now YOU quit spewing your BS, grow as a set, and own up to the fact that you're an incessant troll.

42. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You must be incredibly dense if you don't understand what I meant by now. Regardless what I say you're just going to continue sticking your fingers in your ears and crying wolf. "grow as a set" I think you mean "grow a set" Need to turn in your grammar cop badge now.

46. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014

How can I be dense compared to a 17 year old boy? Get real, Jr. The only one sticking their fingers in their ears and crying wolf is YOU, every time you try to convince yourself and others that you don't troll. Turn in my grammar badge? In post 37, which is your post btw, you typed "No you quit spewing b.s. and face facts". The "No" should have been "Now". I think my "grammar cop badge" is just with me, kid.

48. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I never said I had perfect grammar. You're the one who went around acting like a grammar cop. Now you're backpedaling after getting busted.

51. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014

Here is where that reading comprehension thing comes into play again: point out where in my previous post that I said that you had perfect grammar? I'll wait... In the meantime, please point out where I'm backpedaling. I'll wait.... As I said, this is old now. Find something new, kid. If it took you all of this time to come back with a retort, you should let it go. You've lost this one. Don't be a sore loser.

52. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Well you're whining about the way I comment and use words, gee I wonder why I said that. Wow kid you really want me to say you won? Would you like a little gold star to go with that? Don't be salty. You haven't won anything.

55. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014

It's ironic that a 17 year old keeps referring to someone else as "kid". Don't be such a "salty" sore loser. I won. You lost. Get over it.

56. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You're calling me a teenager yet you act like a pouty child every time someone makes a negative Blackberry comment. You didn't win anything. Get over it.

58. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014

Y'know, it's ok to be bested by your better. There is no shame in it. Least you went down fighting, right? I mean, you fight like a GIRL, but at least it was some type of fighting. Although it was easy for me to win. Really easy. Really, really easy. Really, really, really...oh, you get it, don't you? Or maybe you don't.

60. Mxyzptlk unregistered

..was that the best insult you can come up with? Instead of saying I fight like a girl, maybe you should go outside and actually get one so you won't be so salty here on PA articles. Checkmate.

62. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014

So you're just gonna be on me on every BlackBerry post? I already had to tell you to get off me on a previous post that you keep stalking me on. Now you're gonna stalk me on this one? I'm gonna say it one last time Mxy: I like WOMEN. You're a little BOY. Get off me, already.

64. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Wtf? You started this. I just ended it.

66. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014

Wrong. I ended it. And I won.

19. meanestgenius

Posts: 22394; Member since: May 28, 2014


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