BlackBerry Blend updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone


Back on May 6th, BlackBerry rolled out an update to BlackBerry Blend in the Beta Zone. Some how we missed this update as it did not show up on our device until today… This update brings the version to Beta 2 (B51) and is available to download within the BlackBerry Beta Zone application on your device.

What’s new?

  • Secure document viewing for Work Activated devices
  • Instant-reply in Blend notifications: reply to BBM and SMS in the notifications window
  • Spell Check: bcause hour emals wer getin prety baad
  • Intelligent Assistant: perform a universal search of your entire BlackBerry in the Blend Client
  • Stability improvements: Fixed some crashes and connectivity issues
  • Performance Improvements: Fixed some laggy spinners and improved loading times
  • Dashboard update: you can now fetch more data in the dashboard app
  • Navigation changes: an improved design to the left side menu, based on Beta Zone feedback

Key known issue

  • Devices activated withe BES for Work accounts may notice the Work account not visible in the Hub app occasionally (relaunch Blend to correct this)
  • Notifications may sometimes ‘steal; the windows focus

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