BBM Beta for iOS and BlackBerry 10 updated; Adds custom PIN and no ad options

BlackBerry has just pushed out updated for BBM beta for both BlackBerry 10 and iOS. This limited BBM beta update bring both custom BBM PIN and an option for no ads! Check out the full change log for all of the new additions a know issues.

What’s included in this first release of Subscriptions?

  • Vanity PINs: have a fun idea for a PIN? Looking for an easier PIN to communicate with friends? Try out this new feature and customize your own personal BBM PIN!
  • Remove Ads: hide sponsored ads and sponsored invites in BBM with this subscription.
  • Avatar Badging: Show off your special BBM status with a badge. This badge also appears on display pictures that have an active subscription.

How do I sign-up?

Subscriptions can be purchased using available payment methods in the BBM Shop. Subscriptions is available at a monthly cost and requires ongoing payments to continue the subscription.

What else is new this build? Share Multiple Pictures in BBM Group Chats!

We’ll be sending a survey soon that focuses on this new experience to collect your feedback.

Known Issues

  • Group Invite via Custom PIN is not sent when the two users are already BBM contacts.

Installing BBM

  1. Open the Beta Zone app on your BlackBerry 10 device and look for BBM (v10.7.3.15, 10.7.4.15, 10.7.5.24).
  2. Select Install to update the BBM app

Note: Current chats will be lost by installing this version of BBM.

Head on over to the BlackBerry Beta Zone for the limited beta update for BlackBerry.