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    Default No sound notifications for BBM

    I can't seem to get any sound notifications working. My regular text message sounds are working. Anybody else have this problem? I have tried a reboot.

    I hope in the future this app will be updated so I can type in landscape mode. I hate typing in portrait!
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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    Once I am able to use the BBM app that's installed on my device, I'll try to troubleshoot it for you. However, I'm still waiting in line...;(
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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    I get notification sounds, and now I can only listen to music on my phone if I put it in Do Not Disturb :/ not sure what you issue is. Did you allow push notifications?


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    Quote Originally Posted by JustMe'D View Post
    Once I am able to use the BBM app that's installed on my device, I'll try to troubleshoot it for you. However, I'm still waiting in line...;(
    Did you try the "trick" force closing the app then re-opening it? This worked for me and let me in pretty quick.


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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    Quote Originally Posted by tlo07 View Post
    I can't seem to get any sound notifications working. My regular text message sounds are working. Anybody else have this problem? I have tried a reboot.

    I hope in the future this app will be updated so I can type in landscape mode. I hate typing in portrait!
    I'm getting sounds. But the control is in settings>notification center>BBM app
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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    Quote Originally Posted by metllicamilitia View Post
    I get notification sounds, and now I can only listen to music on my phone if I put it in Do Not Disturb :/ not sure what you issue is. Did you allow push notifications?


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    Music is working fine for me. When I get a BBM notification it just plays over the music
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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    Quote Originally Posted by IIJBII View Post
    Did you try the "trick" force closing the app then re-opening it? This worked for me and let me in pretty quick.


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    Didn't work for me.
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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    Quote Originally Posted by curve1967 View Post
    Music is working fine for me. When I get a BBM notification it just plays over the music
    Yeah, but the group I'm in is very active so it's every couple seconds of the volume going up and down.


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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    Yes, I allowed push notifications. I also have sounds turned on in settings>notification center>BBM. I think I'll try uninstalling the app and reinstalling.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IIJBII View Post
    Did you try the "trick" force closing the app then re-opening it? This worked for me and let me in pretty quick.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
    I was able to get it going without using the force close method. I merely selected that I had received the email and it took. Shortly thereafter, I actually received the email stating that I had moved to the front of the line....LOL
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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    Quote Originally Posted by tlo07 View Post
    I can't seem to get any sound notifications working. My regular text message sounds are working. Anybody else have this problem? I have tried a reboot.

    I hope in the future this app will be updated so I can type in landscape mode. I hate typing in portrait!
    Now that I'm all set up, I've received sound notifications when receiving BBMs.
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    Working great for me. Sounds and all. Even while listening to music.


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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    Quote Originally Posted by JustMe'D View Post
    Now that I'm all set up, I've received sound notifications when receiving BBMs.
    So you've given your PIN to others and are receiving BBMs from other phone other than iPhone or just iPhone right now??
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    Ok, reinstalling the app worked! Now I have a badge and a tone. However, I thought the tone would be the same as my text tone and its not. The tone is too short and quiet. On my iPhone, I use legacy blackberry notifiers like bikebell, chigong, eager, etc. I was hoping I would be able to select my bbm notification sound but I guess I should at least be satisfied that the sound works now.
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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    Quote Originally Posted by Jaguarr40 View Post
    So you've given your PIN to others and are receiving BBMs from other phone other than iPhone or just iPhone right now??
    I'm assuming they're iPhone users.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaguarr40 View Post
    So you've given your PIN to others and are receiving BBMs from other phone other than iPhone or just iPhone right now??
    I'm BBMing a blackberry user and its working just fine.
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    I'm assuming BBM uses my data as opposed to my text package?

    The week is off to a great start-- BBM today, iPad announcement tomorrow! Yay!
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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    Anyone help me? How do you have a nickname instead of the name bbm have me? It's like the beginning of my email then 4 numbers. I don't like that
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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    Quote Originally Posted by Bosox20 View Post
    Anyone help me? How do you have a nickname instead of the name bbm have me? It's like the beginning of my email then 4 numbers. I don't like that
    Touch the top where your Profile pic is and then go into 'My Profile' in the BBM app and change your name by backspacing out what they put in and putting in what you want
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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    Quote Originally Posted by tlo07 View Post
    I'm assuming BBM uses my data as opposed to my text package?

    The week is off to a great start-- BBM today, iPad announcement tomorrow! Yay!
    Yes. BBM uses data.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heisenberg View Post
    Yes. BBM uses data.
    Does it still use data if you are on wifi? I have unlimited data (for now) so it doesn't really matter too much to me, I'm just curious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tlo07 View Post
    Does it still use data if you are on wifi? I have unlimited data (for now) so it doesn't really matter too much to me, I'm just curious.
    Yes. The data of whatever Internet connection the wifi is using.

    It in no way is connected to your SMS plan.
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    Default Re: No sound notifications for BBM

    Anyway to change the sounds for bbm? Can't find that option anywhere?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bosox20 View Post
    Anyway to change the sounds for bbm? Can't find that option anywhere?
    I don't think so.
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    That stinks
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