BBM for iOS Beta gets an update, bringing improvements and bug fixes

BlackBerry have released a new Beta update for BBM for for iOS. The latest beta brings bug fixes and some improvements to the timed message and message retraction features.

What’s New in BBM for iOS beta:

  • Edit Messages with the Timed Message and Message Retract Subscription! – Users can now retract, edit, and send a new message to replace a message that is accidentally sent. The original message is retracted immediately, and pasted into the input field for quick editing and sending!
  • Submit Bug Reports from the Main Screen! – You can now report bugs from the left-menu on the main screen of BBM: Select Left-Menu from the Main Screen Select Report a Problem > Send Report by E-Mail > Fill-out all relevant fields.

Bug fixes in BBM for iOS beta:

  • Truncated title and description after rotation
  • Featured Channels’ avatars displayed on top of bottom margin
  • Navigation Bar Channel Avatar is wrong aspect ratio and squished
  • BBM crashes or freezes when Callee answers and Caller hangs up almost at the same time
  • Entering Arabic numbers as PIN won’t work for ‘Type a PIN to start a chat’
  • Arabic layout for chat scrambles up when rotating screen
  • Emoticons cover text when replacing text

Being a beta, there are a few known issues:

  • Right hand side menu does not update
  • Dropbox attachment won’t be displayed properly right after sending a Replace message

iOS users currently on the beta program will receive an email containing the download link or you can load up TestFlight where you should find the update.

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