BBM update 

BlackBerry Messenger has already been released to the masses through BlackBerry App World, however those who have a BlackBerry Beta Zone account can update to version This update is of a hotfix to address a few issues that users have been encountering. The two main issues this update fixes are: 

  • You couldn't open locations in BlackBerry Maps that you sent or received
  • The Group Updates section didn't show a red star on new items

The beta program for BBM 6.1 is still ongoing so if you do encounter any issues be sure to report them via BlackBerry Beta Zone. If you haven't already signed up to Beta Zone, sign up today at

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