BBM for Windows Phone made appearance about a week back in the form of a closed beta program so those who could enroll for the program earlier were presented with the opportunity to beta test the app before official release.

The first build of BBM for Windows Phone had its share of bugs & things and fixing many of them team BBM released the first update of the app taking the build to v99.0.0.362.

Below is the change-log of fixes & improvements done

Fixed Issues:

  • BBM takes too long to open
  • Takes too long to switch from old device to a new one
  • Cannot send email invites. the invites go into inbox as emails
  • Device global language settings don’t appear to be changing all of the text within the BBM app
  • WiFi Out of Coverage Windows Phone doesn’t send queued invites/acceptances
  • When location is turned off and send location in chat a toast or dialog should appear to inform user and turn the location on
  • Group profile picture change not affecting the pinned tile image
  • Group tile is splatted, but Contacts Pivot is not

Here are the known issues

The following are known issues with this build:

  • In some WP8.1 devices, stuck in launch screen. Need to exit and re-launch
  • There occur occasional crashes  in low memory devices (Nokia Lumia 520, 720  –  Out of memory exceptions )
  • Error popup appears when using “Find Friends” and the “OK” button is selected

If you are a part of the BBM Closed Beta program then you can grab the app from Windows Phone Store below

Type – Free
Size – 11 MB
Version – Beta
Works with WP8 & WP8.1 (All devices)
Publisher – BlackBerry Limited

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Download from Windows Phone Store