BlackBerry 10, the mobile operating system from BlackBerry which was launched an year ago got an update on January 28, 2014 with the version number 10.2.1 which includes hundreds of improvements and refinements for it’s consumers to make the operating system more usable. It has started rolling out to it’s customers through carriers worldwide.
We believe there are some of the changes which are easy to identify while some are supposed to be known. BlackBerry 10.2.1 update alike any other major software update might have loads of enhancements under the hood but those things are supposed to be known to the user which not only gives the company points to brag about but also informs user about what’s new with the update.
- Customize Pinch Gesture to Filter BlackBerry® Hub
We all know about BlackBerry Hub, the universal place to check all your notifications on BlackBerry 10. There is now added easy filtering for the message list on the Hub. Once the filter criterion is set, you can simply activate it with a pinch gesture on the Hub’s message list.
- Simplified Phone Experience
The phone includes a new incoming call screen that lets you swipe to the left to answer or swipe right to ignore a call.
- SMS and Email Groups
You can now create SMS and email groups for more efficient broadcast communication.
- Actionable Lock Screen Notifications
message that appears on the lock screen can now be viewed by just tap to open.
- Picture Password for Quick Unlocking
- Customizable Quick Settings Menu
Customization possible like quickly change the Brightness of the smartphone’s display, toggle various network connections, and access the built-in flashlight from the settings menu.
- Offline Browser Reading Mode
- Preferred Contact Sync
choose which account to keep in sync
- Device and Battery Monitor
- Automatic Software Updates
- Enterprise Features
When combined with BES10 version 10.2, enterprise customers will gain additional security features and IT policies.
- FM Radio
only for Z30, Q10 and Q5