One of BlackBerry Messenger’s great features is the notification system. Yes, the small tick with the ‘D’ or ‘R’ next to it telling the sender that your message has been Delivered or Read by the recipient.
We’ve all had times when we do not want to reply to the message straight away. But you’ve read the message. So the sender knows you’re not replying, on purpose! They’re gonna hate you. They’re gonna think there’s something wrong with you. The same old ‘why didnt you reply to my message?’ question will pop up in the next question. I mean it was all good with text messaging where you could just say ‘o sorry, I didn’t get your text’ or ‘I didn’t read it’; but these pathetic excuses don’t work with BBM messages. Your sender knows that the message was delivered, in fact they even know you read it because their little tick next to the message had a ‘R’ written next to it.
So how to read the message, without having that ‘D’ status change to ‘R’.
To put it simply: Chat History.
You must ‘Save Chat History’. Yes that must be enabled for you to sneakily read the message without notifying the sender. What you do next is simple. When you receive a new message, just View Chat History for that contact and open the most recent chat history. There you will see the message and you can happily read it.
This way it will never inform the sender that you have read the message and you won’t be pressured into replying straight away!
Have fun. Stay sneaky.
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