BBM Group Notifications

This post comes to us courtesy of forums member rrrebo. Finding that BBM Group notifications were a bit of a pain to tweak up as needed, he decided to post a quick how-to in the forums explaining how to control the message list integration.

BBM Groups is a great feature, but anyone with a highly-active group or two knows that it can quickly blow up your Messages folder with new updates and have your hip buzzing like a swarm of drunken angry bees. Thankfully, like most other BB functions, RIM allows you to control this integration. Keep reading to find out how.

How To Turn Off Message List Integration For BBM Groups

  • Open BBM and click on your group
  • Scroll up and click on your group name to open Group Details
  • Scroll down to Message List Integration
BBM Group Notifications
  • Click the Settings button
  • Choose from the following:
    • No Activities
    • All Activities
    • Some Activities 
BBM Group Notifications

If you choose Some Activities, select which items to show in Messages

BBM Group Notifications


For those who want to kill ALL notifications from Groups completely, select "Yes" for Turn Off All Notifications For This Group, as shown in the 3rd pic above. This should also prevent the Group icon from appearing in your Notification Bar for that group.

Save and enjoy a cleaner, quieter Messages list! 

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