BlackBerry messenger has been updated to version in BlackBerry App World. You should start to see the throughout the course of the day. As with any update through App World it may take some time to reach your device. As always you can always clear your cache performing a ALT +RST.

Here is whats new with this release:

  • Enjoy a new selection of Animated Avatars
  • Send voice notes more easily back and forth – streamlined voice notes allow you to set your convenience key to BBM, highlight a contact (or while in a chat), press the key, record and send.
  • Simpler way to change your Name and Personal Message – click on profile and start updating inline.
  • Tagging is now even quicker – BlackBerry Tag enhancement allows for automatic invitations and accepting within BBM.
  • Improved Contact Search – search will ignore special characters and emoticons to pull up all relevant contact
  • Download BBM