BlackBerry Messenger updated to v6.2.0.15 in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

Research in Motion (RIM) is working hard on improving its most popular BlackBerry feature, the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) bringing in many new features with every issue and now BBM has graduated to v6.2.0.15 in the BlackBerry Beta Zone.

This version has loads of changes with it and some of them are listed below.

Animated display pictures
– More animated display pictures are now built into BBM. Change your picture to suit your mood.
Change your name or message inline – You can quickly change your name or status message without leaving your contact list by clicking the text at the top of the screen. To exit inline editing, just scroll down. You can still access your profile screen by clicking your display picture.
Streamlined voice notes – When your convenience key set to open BlackBerry Messenger, if you highlight a contact in BBM and press the convenience key, you can start recording a voice note. Once you’re done, pressing the convenience key again will send the voice note. Group chats. You can return to the default colour at any time.
BlackBerry Tag enhancements – Adding contacts has never been easier. If your BlackBerry smartphone supports NFC technology, you can turn on the Allow Automatic Invitations by tapping option. Then, as long as you or someone else has BBM open, you can add each other as contacts by aligning the backs of your smartphones. This feature requires that you both have the latest version of BBM installed on smartphones that support NFC technology.
Improved search – When typing the name of a contact or group, the search ignores special characters and emoticons to make it easier to find what you’re looking for.
Resend a message – If a message didn’t send (for example, if your smartphone was outside of a wireless coverage area), you can highlight the message and select Resend from the menu.
Head over to the Beta Zone, Login and download the latest version over here.