How to turn off BBM Group picture notifications from the Hub on the BlackBerry Z30

I am a huge user of BBM Groups, be it for collaborating with the team on certain things to just plain social chatter with like-minded people. One thing that was quite frustrating was that if some shared a picture with the group, you don't really get notified. Unless, you open up the BBM app and specifically go into the picture section and see the Spark.

With OS 10.2 you now have the option to be notified when someone shares a picture with the group or comments on a picture. By default this is toggled on, however, if you didn't want to be notified you can turn this off.

How to turn off BBM Group picture notifications from the Hub

  • Open up the BBM app
  • Tap Groups along the bottom bar
  • Select the BBM group in question
  • Tap More in the bottom right corner and tap Group Settings
  • Toggle Show Pictures in BlackBerry Hub to off

That's it. You don't have to be bothered with picture alerts in the Hub. If, in the future you want  to be notified of picture uploads just repeat the process and toggle it back on.