BBM Beta for iOS and Android receives updates

All BBM Beta testers, check your BBM groups or the Beta or any other notifications as BBM updates for Android and iOS are ready for you.

We all now that BBM is going to get a big summer update so we are looking for more updates soon.


  • Group general discussion chat now displays all group updates and new content added to the group including lists and calendar entries.
  • New Discover Screen – From the new Discover screen, you can get stickers and subscriptions. New features and content are always being added, so make sure you check the Discover screen often.
  • Set duration for muting notifications
  • Share longer videos
  • Share directly to frequently contacted BBM friends (Android 6.0+)


  • Turn notifications on or off per chat or group. On Chats tab, swipe from right to left on chat, tap more and tap Mute.
  • New BBM Setting to hide the message preview in notifications.
  • Buy Now button in BBM Channels Posts.
  • Share pictures with BBM contacts, conversations and groups from the Photos app.
  • If you didn’t mean to send Stickers, Voice Notes, File attachments, Glympse or Calendar events if you didn’t mean to send them.
  • Multi-person chat improvements, including a new Start Chat contact picker, Clear messages from Multi-person chat and Team Chats.
  • Groups improvements made to Group profile and Group chats.
  • Apple Universal Links – Tapping on and hyper links now open directly in BBM, no more Safari redirects. iOS 9+


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