Unable to send more than three PING!!! messages in a row

Article ID: KB35402

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 12-03-2013


Product(s) Affected:

  • BBM for Android
  • BBM for iPhone
  • BBM for BlackBerry 10
  • BlackBerry Messenger for BlackBerry smartphones
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  • BBM for Android
  • BBM for iPhone
  • BBM for BlackBerry smartphone

After sending three PING!!! messages to a BBM contact, the Ping menu item option is greyed out and no further PING!!! messages can be sent to that contact.

This is by design and is the expected behaviour of BBM.

The Ping menu item option is enabled after the contact responds within the chat window or when moving out of the chat window view and then back into the same chat.


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