Device Switch/Recycled Number Support
Enable user to create a new account or to switch device. Recycled phone number users can create new account with BBM. Here’s how you do it :
- User login using phone number.
- If a user has an account older than 30 days and decides to log-in to BBM on a different device, he/she will be asked to confirm their account.
SIM / Carrier detection
New feature that alerts user to update their phone number. User can update the phone number using the SIM detection screen or choose to ignore it.
Change number through Me tab
This feature is used to update BBM phone number in case of carrier/number change. Here’s how you do it :
- From ‘Me’ tab clicks ‘Settings’.
- Tab on ‘Phone Number’.
- Then tab ‘Next’ button to change number
- Fill in new number then tab ‘Next’ button
- Users are required to verify their phone number via OTP code