BBM has gotten one of the biggest makeovers ever as a new beta for Android was announced. The BBM team has redesigned the Android experience according to Google’s Lollipop Material Design guidelines, and it looks gorgeous.

BBM’s Jesse Ariss says this update brings “a more colorful, more eye-popping, and easier-to-use BBM experience that’s brand-new, yet very familiar.”

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Also added to this new BBM for Android beta:

Private Chats:
In a private chat, your contact’s name is hidden, and new message notifications are turned off. Your chat is automatically deleted after a short time, or when you end the private chat.

Edit Message:
The perfect complement to message retraction, Replace provides you with the power to edit a sent message.

Publish in Feed:
Share status updates faster, right from your BBM feed.

If you’re in the BBM for Android beta, make sure you look for the update. If you want to join and become a tester, check out the BlackBerry Beta Zone here.