Yes it is true, this is the latest BBM version 18.104.22.168 which is available in BlackBerry Beta zone and in this we’ll be getting BlackBerry Voice which is have voice chat on BBM. BlackBerry Messenger which is more commonly known as BBM is one of the USP of RIM and various platforms have tried to complete with this application with whatsapp, viber etc but BBM is still standing tall. RIM has been working hard to implement this voice chat on messenger and they are make it available this latest version in BlackBerry Beta Zone (Testing phase zone) – this is the place where the application is available to download for everyone but its not final and by getting the feedback and reviews and after passing all the quality checks etc it will be passed on for download in BlackBerry App World. This latest version will not only include updates but also a lot of improvements and bug fixes, following are some of the new features
New Features of BBM 22.214.171.124:-
- Extra and Supplementary emoticons
- Configuration Option for profile to alter BBM Voice Ring Tone
- Personal Status Message “In a Voice Chat”
Improvements in BlackBerry Messenger 126.96.36.199:-
- Now BBM chats can be restored during device upgrade.
- Incoming call ring while using camera application
- Avatar display picture for BBM Voice calls
- Broadcast messages will not received in black text
- Stable active BBM Voice calls
- Chat Tear
- BBM Groups
- Contact list search feature updated
- Fixed Voice chats feature that was disconnection voice chat over 13 minutes
Known Issues list for version 188.8.131.52
- No disconnection dialog
- While on BBM voice call audio goes mute in both calls if other call comes in.
- User must hit hard key to close the Voice chat screen in certain scenario.
Click on the link above to download this amazing updated version of BlackBerry Messenger. If you are not registered on BlackBerry Beta zone that do it right away and download various apps and games while they are in testing phase and way ahead of their release on BlackBerry App World. To register on BlackBerry Beta Zone you can sign up for free at BlackBerry.com/Beta. If you are facing some more trouble and issue on having Voice chat over BBM then please let us know through the comment box below.