New BlackBerry 10.2.1 OS is More Intuitive and Supports Android Apps


The new BlackBerry 10.2.1 Operating System is more intuitive, productive and keeps you stay connected in a better way.

Salient Features of Blackberry 10.2.1 Operating System :

  • The most interesting feature in the new Blackberry 10.2.1 version of its latest OS is that it allows users to natively install Android apps from third party sources. Now users can enjoy Android Apps on their Blackberry Smartphones to have a new level of experience in terms of overall user expectations via Android Google Play App Ecosystem. Though, it may give access to new vulnerabilities that could come embedded in unverified Android apps to the most secure mobile platform “Blackberry”.
  • BlackBerry Hub has a customize pinch gesture that will access all your messages and notifications in one place. And it will filter the message list in the Hub. You can customize the Hub to show only Unread Messages, Flagged Messages, Draft Messages, Meeting Invites, Sent Messages or Level 1 Alerts.
  • Monitor Device and Battery More Appropriately : An enhanced device monitor offers you with essential details on battery usage, the impact of installed apps on battery life and memory usage and storage, as well as CPU stats.
  • A new Incoming Call Screen for simplified phone expirience, where you need to swipe to the left to answer or swipe right to ignore a call. New intuitive icons allow you to instantly silence the call, or send a Reply Now response through BBM, SMS or email that you can’t answer the phone right away.
  • You can now save the current web page you’re on for later viewing via Offline Browser Reading Mode, for offline access / viewing or without an Internet connection.
  • Preferred Contact Sync for most updated contact details in the new version. When adding a new contact you can designate which sources you want the contact info to sync with, such as the corporate address book, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.
  • Create SMS and Email Groups : Now create SMS and email groups for more efficient broadcast communications.
  • Now, Tap to Open a Message that appears on the lock screen and respond much quicker.
  • Now You can store Picture Password for Quick Unlocking : Unlock your phone using a combination of a picture and a number (0-9) of your choice, which you place at a particular point on the image.
  • You can Customize your Phone Quick Settings Menu by which users will be able to quickly change the Brightness of the smartphone’s display, toggle various network connections, and access the built-in flashlight.
  • Tune to FM Radio : If you have a BlackBerry Z30, BlackBerry Q10 or BlackBerry Q5 smartphone, the new software update unlocks the built-in FM radio in those handsets. You can listen to local FM stations, which does not require any network connection.
  • Enterprise Features with BES10 version 10.2, enterprise customers will gain additional security features and IT policies for when more granular controls are required.
  • Automatic Software Updates : OS updates can be set to happen automatically over a Wi-Fi connection to help ensure you’re always updated with the latest iteration of software.


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