File requirements for animated avatars in BlackBerry Messenger

Article ID: KB29311

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 01-09-2012


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry Messenger for BlackBerry OS 7 and earlier
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  • BlackBerry® Messenger 6.1

When attempting to use animated avatars in BlackBerry® Messenger, please keep the following requirements in mind:

  • Animated Avatars are supported only by BlackBerry Messenger 6.1
  • Maximum file size: 32KB
  • Supported file types: GIF
  • Image must be in dimensions of a square, for example 30px x 30px, 40px x 40px, etc.
  • 30px x 30px minimum
  • 333px x 333px maximum
  • 100px is optimal



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