Description Get into BlackBerry® Messenger and express yourself – your way. Share your pin or unique barcode to connect with friends anywhere, anytime. Take comfort in knowing your friends are only a BlackBerry® Messenger message away whether you want to make plans for the night or ask a quick question. Chat and share funny stories, pictures, videos and more with individual contacts or groups of friends instantly. Even share app experiences with BBM-connected apps – so that the things you love to do on your BlackBerry smartphone can now be shared. Stay in touch like never before with BlackBerry® Messenger. New on the latest version of BBM:
• Enjoy a new selection of Animated Avatars
• Send voice notes more easily back and forth – streamlined voice notes allow you to set your convenience key to BBM, highlight a contact (or while in a chat), press the key, record and send.
• Simpler way to change your Name and Personal Message – click on profile and start updating inline.
• Tagging is now even quicker BlackBerry Tag enhancement allows for automatic invitations and accepting within BBM.
• Improved Contact Search search will ignore special characters and emoticons to pull up all relevant contacts. *PLEASE READ*
1. Before downloading, please back up your contact list by displaying the menu within BlackBerry Messenger – Options – Back Up. (Available for users of BBM 5.0 and above.)
2. Please ensure that you are using RIM or carrier approved BlackBerry® Device Software to avoid compatibility issues that may result in loss of the BBM icon.
3. After installing the new version of BBM, please restart your device. For all technical support with BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), please visit http://www.blackberry.com/support/messenger