Nimbuzz 1.92

Nimbuzz 1.92

Multi-network (AIM, Facebook, Google Talk, MSN Messenger, MySpace, Twitter, Yahoo) IM app Nimbuzz was updated last week. The version number was bumped up  1.92 (from 1.9).  Despite the insignificant jump in version numbers that are some major new features in this release:

  • Invisible mode – to appear invisible to your Nimbuzz contacts while you are actually online.
  • New Notifiable icon – for contacts that have the app closed but are available via push notification or Ping.
  • Mandatory phone number verification for chat-rooms
  • Faster login
  • Less data consumption We expect that on average you will consume 50% less data, and depending on how you use Nimbuzz, this could get save you an amazing 70% in data used.

Unfortunately for Boost Mobile users the new release has  issues  with many Boost phones.  On my i776, it fails to install with a Class Verification Error. On the Motorola Rambler, Nimbuzz installs but is unusable do to key mapping issues.  The left softkey action is mapped to the right softkey. I can adapt to that but the right softkey is mapped to nothing which is not good as it’s used as the Cancel key and to return from menus and chats.

The good news is that based on testing by cornel.j 1.92 does work on the Motorola i856.  Which means it probably also works on the i9 and maybe other models.  If you try it and find it works on any other Boost phones besides the i856, please leave a comment so I can update the compatible phones list. If you try 1.92 and it doesn’t work you can always go back to 1.9.

Type: Freeware

Vendor: Nimbuzz

Data Connection Required: Yes

iDEN Compatible: (tested on i776): Some, works on i856 and i465, doesn’t work on i776, others unknown

Boost CDMA Compatible: (tested on Motorola Rambler): No, severe key mapping issues

Supported iDEN phones: i856, possible others

The app “Nimbuzz” (392 KB) is ready to download or send to your phone as filename:”Nimbuzz192a”.

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Downloading uses paid data. Downloads are for Java ME phones only.

To download and install click here: DOWNLOAD (jad)

Alternate downloads: jar zip

10 comments on this post.

  1. Ms.bori says:

    it works on my incognito. FB and all and i can chat. but for some reason it wont let me into chat sometimes. it will just say searching for chat room and never load i can only chat whenever it feels like letting me =( even if i have full reception bars.

  2. nika says:

    yeah i just downloaded opera mini 6…all is well

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