BBM Update For BlackBerry 10, Android And iPhone Brings Timed Messages, Message Retraction And More

BlackBerry has started rolling out an update for its BBM app for BlackBerry 10, iPhone and Android. The update will give users increased privacy and control over sent messages – taking back messages already sent out and lot more. Full details after this fold!

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The Canada-based smartphone manufacturer has announced thts it will pushing a bunch of new features to BBM, and as promised it released the update, that gets new privacy features such as the Timed Messages – that lets you set a timer to take full control on how long messages and pictures you share with contacts, which can also be viewed.

The Message retraction is such feature that lets you cancel the message in case if you had already sent it to the wrong person. Both these features were rolled out for limited beta users on Android and BlackBerry 10.

Time Message and Message Retraction features are premium features that will be available for free for the next three months, after which they will have to be purchased as “part of a broader bundle of features that will be offered as part of a BBM subscription,” says BlackBerry.

The updated version of BBM for BlackBerry 10, Android and iPhone also brings high quality image transfer and with an option to see what Music your contacts are listening in the BBM Feeds. The BlackBerry 10 app also gets BBM Bulletins, in fact to learn more about the latest BBM products and services and improvements, and now that, the BBM Feeds lets you see how many updates are in BBM feeds since you last checked in.

New features in BBM for BB 10, Android and iPhone

  • Timed Messages: Set how long contacts have access to messages and pictures shared in a chat
  • Message Retraction: ‘Retract’ a message to remove it from your BBM chat
  • A quicker sticker picker: Adding stickers to your BBM chats is now even quicker with a new picker
  • HD Picture Transfer: It’s easier than ever to get a high quality version of the pictures you receive in BBM
  • Discover Music: See what music your contacts are listening to in BBM Feeds.

The new BBM features have already rolling out for Android and BlackBerry 10 smartphones and would be available for iPhone download pretty soon.