New BBM update for Priv hints at BBAndroid’s future


Attention, Priv owners: there’s a new update available for BBM, which features support for Android v6.0 (Otherwise known as Marshmallow), which should satisfy those of you who are (im)patiently for the latest software for Google to hit the Priv – relax, it’s on it’s way!

The update also brings some new features and improvements including the fact that Privacy and Control features are now FREE! Here’s the changelog:

  • All Privacy and Control features are now FREE – Timed messages & photos, Retract, Private Chat, and Edit
  • Forward messages from one chat to another
  • Ability to mute notifications for a multi-person chat
  • Scroll through all pictures shared within a 1:1 or multi-person chat
  • Choose if you want pictures taken within BBM chats saved to your device
  • Improved BBM Voice call quality
  • Marshmallow (Android 6.0) support
  • Performance improvements and bug fixes

Have you received the update on your Priv yet? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

Jon Hunnings

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