BBM for WP8 picks up its second pre-release update


22, 2014

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Blackberry has just updated Blackberry Messenger for Windows Phone for the second time in the Windows Phone Store.

The app , which is still in private beta, is now on version

Users report that as a messaging app the app actually works pretty well, though others have complained of connection issues and delayed messages.

The Official Changelog (via NPU) includes:

Fixed Issues:

· BBM takes too long to open

· Takes too long to switch from old device to a new one

· Cannot send email invites. the invites go into inbox as emails

· Device global language settings don’t appear to be changing all of the text within the BBM app

· WiFi Out of Coverage WinPhone doesn’t send queued invites/acceptances

· When location is turned off and send location in chat a toast or dialog should appear to inform user and turn the location on

· Group profile picture change not affecting the pinned tile image

· Group tile is splatted, but Contacts Pivot is not

Known Issues:

The following are known issues with this build:

· In some WP8.1 devices, stuck in launch screen. Need to exit and re-launch

· There occur occasional crashes in low memory devices (Nokia Lumia 520, 720 – Out of memory exceptions )

· Error popup appears when using “Find Friends” and the “OK” button is selected

The app is expected to exit private beta before the end of the month.

Via Nawzil


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