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Invoking BBM Channels

Hi a friend of mine created and invited me to a BBM Channel. He sent me its PIN number in a BBM message, but the only problem is that I do not seem to have Channels in my list of BBM menu options.

 

I was following this webpage below, which seems to imply that I should already have an icon for Channels in my BBM, but I see no such icon:

 

How to use BBM Channels on BlackBerry 10

 

I just recently upgraded to a Z10 from an older Bold 9700, so I'm fumbling around right now trying to figure a lot of things out.

 

 

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Re: Invoking BBM Channels

On your new Z10 (congrats!), go to your BlackBerry World icon > MyWorld > BlackBerry Messenger and upgrade to the latest BBM.

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Re: Invoking BBM Channels

Awesome, that was simple. I first spent yesterday updating the whole OS to the latest sub-revision, and it didn't do anything for me. So all I had to do was check the list of updates in the Blackberry World? My old phone used to give update notifications from BB World, can the new one do the same?
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Re: Invoking BBM Channels

Yes, and normally those update notifications will come to your Hub as well.

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Re: Invoking BBM Channels

Do I need to set anything? I didn't get any notifications about application updates being available.
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Re: Invoking BBM Channels

No, nothing to set, they should just appear.

 

You can alternatively open your App World icon > MyWorld > My Apps and Games and tap the Updates icon to check.

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Re: Invoking BBM Channels

Thx!