BlackBerry Hub update brings dual-SIM support, integration with Kik and Telegram, more

BlackBerry Hub update brings dual-SIM support, integration with Kik and Telegram, more
BlackBerry recently kicked off the roll-out of March security update to its Android smartphones. Along with the patch, the Canadian company released a couple of updates for some of its Android apps like Hub, Contacts, and DTEK.

Of the three, BlackBerry Hub is getting the most important update, as we reported a few days ago. The new version of Hub adds dual-SIM support for BlackBerry smartphones like the newly announced Aurora. It will allow users to switch between them just like you would with multiple emails.

The newest version of BlackBerry Hub features support for Kik and Telegram, two of the most popular messaging services for mobile devices. Android Wear Notifications (beta) are included too, so you'll be getting Hub+ notifications and the option to read and delete Hub items via Android Wear devices.

Lastly, BlackBerry added the ability to enable auto cc: or bcc: when sending a message. Hub users who want to activate the new feature should know that the setting can be applied to individual accounts.

Another BlackBerry app updated recently, Contacts now features improved support for finding and linking of duplicate contacts. The BlackBerry DTEK app has been updated to provide users with notifications in case an OS integrity issue is detected.

source: BlackBerry



1. Phonehex

Posts: 768; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

I love the hub , but unfortunately never works seamlessly on my S7 edge nor my Pixel !

2. cmvrgr

Posts: 45; Member since: Aug 16, 2013

That is good. I hope that they will make a passport 2 with Android and Dual SIM Full Active support :)

3. meanestgenius

Posts: 22396; Member since: May 28, 2014

Love the way BlackBerry keeps updating the Hub on Android with new features. It's really coming along great, and hopefully it will soon be on par with the experience on BB10 handsets. BlackBerry is doing some great things with their apps and software.


Posts: 769; Member since: Jul 28, 2016

I have updated already. Dual sim support is nice. I know it is done to support BlackBerry phone made in Indonesia because they are dual sim.

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