BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Features
So here are the features that are part of BlackBerry 5.0:
Enhanced SMS capabilites
- BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 brings chat like experience when communicating with your friends via SMS. You requireBlackBerry 5.0 or later version to benefit from this cool feature.
- You can use Avatars with BlackBerry Messenger 5.0. All you need to do is to select a specific picture of your choosing from the your BlackBerry phone gallery and save it as your personal avatar.
- You can also view avatars of your contacts
- Zoom in on the avatars of the contact involved in a conversation with you
Large Media File Transfer
- File size for sending/receiving audio,pictures and other files has been extended to 6 mega bytes. Again you need BlackBerry OS 5.0 for this feature
Enhanced Group Functionality
- Group Functionality for BlackBerry Messenger has been extended allowing you to share, update and communicate with a particular group or community.
Reliable Backup and Restore service for Contacts
- You no longer need to worry about losing your contacts. As your contacts are backed up on the server thus eliminating the need for BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
Add Contacts via Bar-Code Identity
- You can add a contact to the BlackBerry Messenger contact list by displaying a 2-dimensional bar code that invitees can capture with their device cameras.