BBM emoticons

With BBM 6.1 being available for download via BetaZone, it’s certain things won’t be at 100% .RIM knows this and have addressed the situation in their set of latest release notes which may have been overlooked. No fear, we’re here to provide to you with the set of release notes which contain whats new, fixed issues, some known issues and workarounds so that you can get your BBM working to as close to 100% as possible. Continue reading for more.

Fixed issues
This section lists fixed issues for BBM 6.1.
If you changed the options for recent updates, the maximum number of recent updates shown might not have changed. (DT 2024880)
If you turned on content protection and if you’re using BlackBerry 6.0 or 7.0, you might not have been able to forward a BBM contact. (DT
BBM Groups
If you shared an existing appointment with a group from the Calendar app, a duplicate appointment might have appeared in your calendar.

Known issues
This section lists known issues for BBM 6.1.
In some cases, display pictures might not animate in Recent Updates. (DT2383408)
You might not be able to delete a contact while a multiperson chat with that contact is open. (DT1211728)
Workaround: Leave the multiperson chat and try deleting the contact again.
If you’re smartphone is set to Arabic, you might not be able to view BBM system messages. (DT2405137)
If you set the Show Recent Updates option to None, recent updates might still display. (DT1214086)
Emoticons, including flags, that are in a contact or member’s display name might not appear correctly outside of chats and group chats.
If the display language on your BlackBerry smartphone is Arabic or Hebrew, brackets around enclosed text might not display correctly.
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The draft message icon might continue to appear after you send the message. (DT2053757)
If your built-in media storage is full, the file transfer might be automatically declined if you don’t have an inserted media card with enough
storage available. (DT1925479)
Workaround: You can insert a media card or free up some of your storage space.
In some cases, if a contact tries to send you a picture or voice note, you might see an error message that your built-in media storage is full
even if there is enough space to save the file. (DT2056360)
When you click Send or Cancel while composing a broadcast message, another contact might be selected instead. (DT1887921)
If you save chat history and you open a chat, the chat messages might scroll up suddenly. (DT2019065)
If you turn off automatic voicenote recording and then click the Reply button for a voice note, it might automatically start recording. (DT975458)
In some cases, you might not be able to click a link using the trackpad of your smartphone. (DT990774)
Workaround: You can click the link with a touchscreen or you can click Get Link from the menu.
If you try sending a map location with a customized zoom and position, the contact might receive the original map instead. (DT1033574)
If you try forwarding a text message as a BBM message, you might not receive confirmation that the message has been sent. (DT1024746)
If you forward a picture that you received in a chat to a Bluetooth device, the recipient might receive a .tmp file rather than a .jpg. The recipient
cannot view the picture. (DT1058672)
Workaround: You can try saving the picture to your smartphone or to a media card before forwarding it.
You cannot send files to contacts in a multiperson chat. (DT365362)
Workaround: You can send files to contacts individually or you can share pictures within a group.
If you do not have a chat open with a contact and the contact sends you a file, if your smartphone does not have enough storage space available
for the file, the file transfer might be cancelled. You might not receive a message to indicate that there is not enough storage space on your
smartphone for the file. (DT1965530)
If you open and close a chat too quickly, text messages in the chat might disappear. (DT1936043)
Workaround: Close your chat. Wait for a second, and then re-open the chat.
BBM Groups
The View Availability button doesn’t appear when you create a calendar event. (DT2090597)
If you set your smartphone font size to 14, you might not be able to see the appointment name or calendar icon when sending the appointment
to a BBM contact. (DT 1897835)
Workaround: Reduce the font size to 10 or smaller.
If you’re using your smartphone in Thai and you view your Group Updates, the accents might overlap each other. (DT 1987865)
If you try to add a long comment to a picture that includes special characters, such as symbols and emoticons, you might not be able to post
your comment. (DT1101920)
If a member shares a picture after the picture limit for the group has been reached, the picture replaces an older one but the picture counter
might incorrectly update to one more than the group limit. (DT518083)
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If you set the option in a group to save pictures that members share to a media card, and if you share a picture with the group from the Camera
application, an extra copy of the picture might appear on your media card. (DT368533)
Workaround: You can share pictures from the pictures section of a group.
If you click View Calendar from a group update, the calendar incorrectly displays today’s date. (DT890779)
If you register an email address that uses a BlackBerry Enterprise Server with BBM, wipe your smartphone, add new contacts or groups, and
register the email address with BBM again, your previous groups might not be recovered. (DT281577)
Workaround: You can try asking a person from the group to remove you from the group and re-invite you.

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