11-14-2013 04:58 PM - edited 11-15-2013 04:49 PM
BBM for Android updates now available v188.8.131.52
A new update to BBM is rolling out for Android and iPhone users. In addition to several new features, bug fixes and performance improvements, we are also proud to deliver something you’ve been asking for: support for iPod and iPads!
Here’s a quick overview of what’s new and how to use the new features
BBM for Android
- BBM contact categories
- View orders and filters in BBM Groups
- Invite BBM contacts to BBM Groups mail
- The "Let your friends" helps you connect with friends on BBM
- Quickly share your BBM PIN and PIN barcode on your social networks
- Fixes an issue where some users were experiencing excessive battery consumption
- Bug fixes and performance improvements.
Share your PIN Barcode
Introduced in today’s update to BBM for Android and iPhone, the new Share PIN option makes sharing your PIN Barcode even easier. Using this option you can quickly share your PIN Barcode across your favorite social network as well as other options provided by your device’s operating system. To use the Share My PIN feature, complete the following steps:
Assign contacts to categories
Managing a large contact list is easy when you can organize your BBM contacts into categories. To do this, complete the following steps:
Tell Your Friends
On top of the new Share PIN option that appears in your BBM menu, make sure you try out Tell Your Friends, which will let you see which of your friends on your other social networks are also using BBM and invite them to chat! Tell Your Friends will open your device browser and allow you to log in to your favorite social networks. After logging in, all you need to do is browse your friend list and look for a BBM PIN under their name. You can make it easy for your friends to connect with you as well by entering your PIN too!
To use the Tell Your Friends feature, complete the following steps:
Tip: To find your BBM PIN, open BBM and tap on your display picture.
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