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Navigating a group profile


You can get to the group profile quickly by tapping on the chat name while in the chat. Or, if your group uses extended features, you can also touch and hold the group chat in the BBM Chats screen, then tap .

Invite more people

While in the group profile, you can invite more people to the chat by tapping  .

If your group uses extended features, you can also scan a barcode by tapping   , or you can also add more people by doing the following: while in the group profile, tap either Participants, or if you have more than two participants in the group, then tap More, and then tap   to add a contact.

Add or change a group chat name

  1. From the group profile, tap  .
  2. Edit the field as needed.

View pictures sent

To comment on a picture that someone else in the chat has sent, in a group chat, tap the picture. In the field at the bottom of the screen, type a comment or like the picture.

To see which photos have been sent to the group, go to the group profile and tap Pictures. Here you can comment on, like, share and save pictures sent by other members in the group.

For groups with extended features

If your group uses extended features, you are able to advantage of the features below.

Add or change a group description

  1. In a group chat, at the top of the screen, tap the group chat name.
  2. Next to the group description, tap  . Type a group chat name or description. Tap Done.

Add or change a group chat picture

This feature is only available if the group creator checked the Calendar and Lists feature when making the group.

  1. From the group profile, tap on the picture. Or, tap   and tap Change Picture.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Tap on a generic picture on BBM.
    • Tap on the camera icon to take a picture from your camera.
    • Tap on the   icon to import a picture from your gallery. Tap Save.

Start a new chat topic

You can only start a new chat topic if the group chat creator turned on this feature when starting the group chat. When you start a new chat topic, the topic appears as a separate chat on your Chats screen.

  1. In a group chat, tap   > Create New Topic.
  2. Type a chat topic name.
  3. Tap Save.

See all topics

The group profile shows up to two topics. You can see all the topics in the group by tapping Topics. If you have more than two topics, you can see all topics, by tapping More as well. From this screen, you can see all your topics and navigate to any of them.

You can also add a new list from this screen by tapping .

To delete a topic, touch and hold a topic. Then tap  .

See all lists

The group profile shows up to two lists. You can see all the lists in the group by tapping Lists. If you have more than two lists, you can see all lists by tapping More as well. From this screen you can see how many items are in each of your lists, navigate to any of the lists or add a new list.

When you tap on a particular lists you can see all items in the list. As well, you can check off items.

You can also view or add a comment to the list by tapping  .

To delete a list, touch and hold a list. Then tap Delete.

See all events

The group profile shows up to two events. You can see all the events in the group by tapping Events. If you have more than two events, you can see all events by tapping More as well. Here you can see all the events that have been scheduled by the group, and see how many events are taking place on a particular day.

You can add a new event by tapping  from this screen.

To delete an event, touch and hold an event. Then tap Delete.


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