BBM beta for iOS and BlackBerry 10 Updated!

BlackBerry has just rolled out a brand new beta update for BBM. This update takes the version to 10.9.x.6 and is available for both iOS and BlackBerry Users. The beta update is currently available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone.

What’s new?
This beta version of BBM introduces:

  • Status Publisher on Feeds Tab: reading your friends’ updates and want to share your own? Now you can quickly update your status from the Feeds tab directly!
  • Edit Messages with the Timed Message and Message Retract Subscription: Users can now retract, edit, and send a new message to replace a message that is accidentally sent. The original message is retracted immediately, and pasted into the input field for quick editing and sending!

Known Issues

  • Contacts not showing exclusive badge on the contacts tab
  • Sent custom PIN invites show up as regular pin
  • Feeds publisher doesn’t inform the user when the field is full

iOS

This beta version of BBM introduces:

  • Ability to Order Sticker Packs: now you have the ability to customize which Sticker Packs you see in your main Sticker Picker view using the Stickers Settings Menu.
  • Status Publisher on Feeds Tab: reading your friends’ updates and want to share your own? Now you can quickly update your status from the Feeds tab directly!
  • Edit Messages with the Timed Message and Message Retract Subscription! Users can now retract, edit, and send a new message to replace a message that is accidentally sent. The original message is retracted immediately, and pasted into the input field for quick editing and sending!

Known Issues

  • Multiple instances of ‘Screenshot detected’ appear if user take a screenshot of the conversation screen(user did not take screen shot of Timed message)
  • BBM crashes while scrolling in Chat conversation screen – intermittently
  • Let us know what you think about the update in the comments.

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