BBM Channels receives another update for BlackBerry 10 and BBOS


BlackBerry have yet again updated BBM Channels for BlackBerry 10 and BBOS devices, including minor updates such as Featured Posts and the ability to show and hide updates from the updates feed

As usual, you can download BBM Channels using the Beta Zone app using your BlackBerry 10 device or you can download the executable file from the desktop browser (BBOS is OTA, as usual).

For more detailed information on what’s been updated, you can read the official update log below below:

New Features Available in this Release:

BlackBerry 10

·         Featured Posts: Looking for more information about what a channel is posting before you join?  Scroll below featured channels to view sample posts!

·         Show & Hide Updates from the Updates Feed: Control your updates feed like never before! From channel settings or the updates feed itself, control which updates you would like to see!




·         Improved Channels Performance: multiple bug fixes for threaded comments, search and text entry!

·         UI Refinements: tweaks to the look and feel when creating a channel to improve your experience!

·         Improvements to Stats: search to join method will now show up in the stats panel for channel owners!


How to update to the most recent version of BBM Channels:

BBOS Users and BlackBerry OS 10.0 Users: Please follow this link to sign in and download as soon as possible.

BlackBerry 10.1 UsersBeta Zone App Upgrade Method Now Available!

All BlackBerry OS 10.1 users will now be able to upgrade their device over the air, just follow these quick instructions:

·         Download the Beta Zone app to your device by searching for it in BlackBerry World or heading here  to download now

·         Open up the Beta Zone app on your device (app icon is a ladybug underneath a magnifying glass)

·         There should be an update in the Available list called ‘BBM Channels’, select ‘Download’.

·         Once downloaded to your device click ‘Open’ or launch BBM Channels through BBM.