Quite a few tipsters let us know that RIM has been sending out an urgent email to practically all subscribers using the new version of BlackBerry Messenger. It kindly asks you to upgrade to v126.96.36.199 which we mentioned previously at:
Credit goes to Engadget for this image that made me roll on the floor… crying.
The email they sent out is below:
From: BlackBerry Network Administrator
Subject: BlackBerry Messenger Software v188.8.131.52 Update Available
A new version of BlackBerry® Messenger software is now available. If you are currently running version 184.108.40.206 or 220.127.116.11 of BlackBerry Messenger, please upgrade to version 18.104.22.168 as soon as possible. This version addresses issues with versions 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199. To download the most current version of BlackBerry Messenger software, please visit www.blackberry.com/blackberrymessenger and follow the on-screen instructions. Please note that the software update is available free of charge, however downloading and using applications over the wireless network may incur data usage charges depending on your service plan. Please check with your airtime service provider for information about service costs. If you have any questions about this update, please visit www.blackberry.com/support/messenger.
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