1. Brandon Tobias's Avatar
    so i made some changes to BBM

    The Navigation bar will now read
    Chats, Contacts, Groups Feeds

    Home screen no chats centered of the new chat button / animation
    changed the colour to a whiter background
    made profile picture larger

    chats how have divider between them and larger profile pics

    New contacts with persistent search bar, larger tiles, and number of contacts in category.
    **No Groups

    chat-2.png chat-3.1.png
    New chat with cleaner boxes, one click voice note next to emotes nicer share menu with more functionality.

    **recording voice note box turns red to let you know u can slide left to delete and the icon turns green it will have an animation below the instruction text.
    tap and hold the mike to start recording
    release the icon to send or swipe left to delete voice note.

    Old voice note mod red dot flashes to show you are recoding as well as animation around the button.
    swipe left or right to delete release to send voice note.

    share menu for old style voice note

    Keyboard colour match within the app

    sound off on the improvements
    overall I flattened some stuff and cleaned up what was there already.
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    Last edited by Brandon Tobias; 07-24-2014 at 08:02 PM. Reason: Dark theme on the way
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    07-24-2014 01:48 PM
  2. ndutznul's Avatar
    thanks man
    you made bbm wonderfull, could i suggest something?
    maybe give an option for dark theme for BBM?
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    07-24-2014 01:57 PM
  3. Brandon Tobias's Avatar
    thanks man
    you made bbm wonderfull, could i suggest something?
    maybe give an option for dark theme for BBM?
    will do later im tired lol
    07-24-2014 02:32 PM
  4. ndutznul's Avatar
    Hahaha no problem
    Just idea, but thanks for considering.
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    07-24-2014 02:43 PM
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    Dark theme edits ..... was lazy so it very jagged and blurry its just to illustrate what it might look like i choose grey and stead of flat black.
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    07-24-2014 09:48 PM
  6. ndutznul's Avatar
    Wow, i say that amazing.
    Maybe lot people will love it, itll be different with bbm for android and iOS.
    Thanks before.
    07-25-2014 01:11 AM
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    07-26-2014 03:26 PM
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    buggs / missing features.

    1) Loading of pictures / contacts / feeds some times still don't happen and I end up with a blank app till I close and open (happens less frequent with this update).#bugg.

    2) Fast resume seems to be lacking (idk if its there could use more refinement).#bugg

    3) Cant resize photos or the photo box when changing profile pictures #bug/missing feature.

    4) No option to select-multiple chat to delete (multi-select for chats) #missing feature.

    5) Switching to multi- select mode and adding to contact category still slow #bug.
    6) Contact categories don't show number of contacts in that category and no way to see how much contacts you have in total #missing feature.

    7) No BBM option in the Windows phone Share menu as well as I cant share some one's profile picture or status with another bbm contact cuz BBM is not in the share menu #missing feature.

    8) Still having random force closes like going into feeds or just opening the app it crashes. #bugg.

    9) No Dark theme option .... windows phone is mostly black so an dark option would make the UI blend in better.

    10) Time stamps are wrong or just show me the date like jul 27 and not the time I got the message. this should not happen when i open the app then other times I open the app I get correct time stamps. #bugg

    11) Sound Profile #bugg when phone is in vibrate mode sound still plays once the app is open and messages come in #should not be.

    change of BBM tone in windows ringtones+sound does not reflect in the app once the app is open one messages come through the default bbm sound is heard. #bugg

    12) Status messages dont show emote icons #bugg.
    07-27-2014 03:20 PM
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    New splash

    BBM 2.0 Refresh .....
    *included multi select for chats (tap on the left edge of the screen opens multi-select for chats just like in the outlook app)
    Time is persistent
    New colour
    Nav bar at the top


    Multi select with old design (same as in outlook app tap on the left edge engages it)

    New live tiles notifications (people been begging for this so as you see i did a mock up)

    one version shows the message count, contact name, picture and message preview. it cycles tough all messages.

    The other version shows a maximum of four message previews with contact name and it cycles through each contacts profile picture as a faded tile background.


    tiles are in order of how the changes occur
    08-05-2014 09:01 PM

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