How to Transfer Contacts from Blackberry to Android?

How to Transfer Contacts from Blackberry to Android?
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When switching from BlackBerry to Android, do you have any questions on data transfer? If yes, this article will introduce two methods about how to transfer contacts from Blackberry to Android device.

As one of the most important brands of smartphone, Blackberry also can be included. It has a large user base but with the arrival of Android phones, most blackberry users are steadily switching to the digital life. With the advancement of technology, the Android features change constantly. So, it is hardly for us to transfer contacts on this original closed system. For business use, it is very important to transfer contacts from Blackberry to Android or other models.

In fact, you can type the contacts manually, but it should be a long process especially if the list is long. Therefore, here are two ways to move contacts from Blackberry to Android, just find tips to easily transfer on the below tutorials.



Solution 1. Transfer contact from blackberry to android via Bluetooth

Solution 2. Transfer BlackBerry contacts to Samsung with Mobile Transfer



Solution 1. Transfer contact from blackberry to android via Bluetooth

Step 1. On your Blackberry phone, go to "Options". Scroll down to find the "Networks and Connections". Click it and then choose "Bluetooth Connections".



Step 2. On the Bluetooth screen of your BlackBerry phone, turn on Bluetooth. On your Samsung device, tap "Settings" > turn on Bluetooth too.

Step 3. Go to the Bluetooth screen of your BlackBerry phone, click "Add New Device" > "Search". Then, the Bluetooth on your BlackBerry will search any device whose Bluetooth is turned on.



Step 4. When the search result is shown, click your Samsung device name. Then, confirm the passkeys on your BlackBerry and Samsung device are the same and click "Yes". On your Samsung device, click "Accept".

Step 5. Click your Android phone on the Blackberry phone and a diaplg comes out. Select "Transfer Contacts". The transfer process begins. Please don't to cancel it during the whole process. Click "OK". That's all. The BlackBerry contacts will be transferred to Android devices.




Solution 2. Transfer BlackBerry contacts to Samsung with Mobile Transfer

Mobile Transfer is a powerful third party tool which can help you transfer your phone files across different platforms with one click. It is one of the most effective phone data transfer tools, you can easily transfer BlackBerry Contacts to another Android device.

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Supported OS

iOS: iOS 5 and up (iOS 10.3 included)
Android: Android 2.1 and up (Android 7.0 included)
Win: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP
Mac: Mac OS X 10.12 (macOS Sierra), 10.11(El Capitan), 10.10(Yosemite), 10.9(Mavericks), 10.8, 10.7, or 10.6
Blackberry: BlackBerry STV100-1, BlackBerry STV100-3, BlackBerry STV100-4
Samsung: Samsung S8, Samsung S8+, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S7, Galaxy Note 7, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 etc.



Steps to transfer contacts from BlackBerry to Android:

Step 1. Make sure your BlackBerry phone backup file

Check you have BlackBerry backup file made by the BlackBerry® Desktop Software or not.

If not, run BlackBerry® Desktop Software on your computer. In the primary window, click "Backup now" to backup your BlackBerry contacts or more to the computer.



Step 2. Connect your Android device to the computer

a. Run the BlackBerry to Android transfer tool on the computer.
b. Click "Restore" to show the BlackBerry to the Android transfer window.
c. Then, get your Android device connected via a USB cable. When recognized, your Android device shows up on the right.



Step 3. Move contacts from BlackBerry to Android device

a. Click the inverted triangle to bring up the drop-down menu and select the BlackBerry backup file.  Then all backup files you have ever made appear.
b. Choose your wanted one and the contacts, call logs and SMS in the backup file are shown in the middle.
c. To move BlackBerry contacts to Android, you ought to uncheck call logs and SMS. Then, click "Start Transfer".


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In addition to transferring contacts, this awesome Blackberry to Android transfer tool also allows you to transfer other files from BlackBerry to Android device, including messages, calendars, photos, music, videos etc.

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