How to Switch Data from Blackberry to Windows Phone

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Upgrading your smartphone and climbing up the phone-chain ladder is all about the rage nowadays. When you have used your phone for a while, all your precious data gets accumulated in its memory that makes it a virtual data treasure box. The major challenge which dawns upon you after you decide to switch to a different phone is, how to take that treasure with you from your old smartphone to the new one, such as BlackBerry to Windows Phone.

The streamlined Windows phone running Windows 8 operating system comes with the best-looking handsets and promising features. If you are planning to switch over from your old Blackberry smartphone to a new shiny Windows phone, you are making a wise decision. However, as discussed above, the major issue that you may face after making your decision is about transferring the data from your Blackberry to the new Windows 8 phone. This article aims to wipe that sweat from your brow by giving you a detailed description on how to switch data from BlackBerry to Windows phone.

Given below are a few recommended approaches that you can follow to take your data from your Blackberry to Windows phone:

Part 1: How to Transfer data from BlackBerry to Windows phone in One Click

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BlackBerry to Windows phone

Part 2: Switch data from BlackBerry to Windows phone by Transfer My Data App

Almost all Windows smartphones have a built-in app named ‘Transfer My Data’. If your phone does not have the app, you can download it from Windows Store for free. The app makes the journey of transferring contacts and text messages quick and hassle-free. With ‘Transfer My Data’ you can easily transfer the data from your old Blackberry smartphone to your Windows phone using Bluetooth. The most updated version of the app allows you to copy the contacts, and adds wider support for the transfer of the text messages. Additionally, this version also supports the copying of music files from the selected Symbian and Series 40 Nokia devices.

Steps to switch data from BlackBerry to Windows phone by Transfer My Data app:

1. Activate Bluetooth on both the smartphones.

2. On your Windows phone, launch Transfer "My Data" from the app section on the home screen.

3. Once the app window opens, tap the Continue button.

4. From the available Bluetooth devices, tap to select the icon representing your Blackberry phone.

5. In the next window, check the checkboxes representing the data that you want to transfer.

6. Once selected, tap the Start button on the bottom-left corner.

7. Wait till the data files get copied from your Blackberry device to your Windows phone before you start using your new phone normally.

Note : You can interrupt the transfer process any time by tapping the "Stop" button in the Progress window.

Just like any other such product or applications has its advantages and drawbacks, Transfer My Data also comes with its own sets of pros and cons.

Pros:

1. This app saves you from the hassle of manually transferring the contacts and text messages and makes the entire process rapid.

2. You can transfer the contacts in a single-click.

3. The app comes as a built-in program in most Windows phones, and therefore no other third-party tool is required to be downloaded.

Cons:

1. Even the latest version provides limited options for the type of data that you can transfer.

2. The support for transferring music files and text messages is available for a limited number of devices.

3. The transfer process can take an ample amount of time to finish.

Part 3: Switch data from BlackBerry to Windows phone by Syncing Your Windows Phone with Windows/Mac

To make the most out of your Windows phone and to ensure that none of your important data stored in your Blackberry device is left behind, it pays to connect and sync it to your PC. The free Windows Phone app for PC makes it a child’s play for you to transfer your data from your old phone such as Blackberry to your Windows phone.

If you run a Mac PC instead of Windows-based computer, you can use the Windows Phone app for Mac application that is precisely developed for the Mac users.

You can download the appropriate application for your device from the given links:

http://www.windowsphone.com/en-in/how-to/wp8/windows-phone-app-for-desktop

http://www.windowsphone.com/en-GB/how-to/wp8/windows-phone-app-for-mac

Steps to switch data from BlackBerry to Windows phone

To start using the Windows Phone app for Windows/Mac to transfer the data from your Blackberry to the Windows phone, follow the instructions given below:

Step 1. Transfer data from your Blackberry smartphone:

To transfer the data from your Blackberry phone to your Windows/Mac:

1. Connect your Blackberry phone to your Windows/Mac with a USB cable.

2. Once connected, double-click the "Computer" icon from the desktop screen.

(Windows 7 is used here. If you are using Windows 8 or above operating system, you must follow the relevant method to open the Computer window.)

3. From the opened window, double-click the icon displaying your Blackberry phone.

Note : For Mac users, the external phone connected to your "computer" is displayed as a separate folder on the desktop itself.

4. Once your Blackberry’s window opens up, select the files that you want to transfer to your Windows phone.

5. After the files have been selected, right-click any of the selected file.

6. From the displayed context menu, click the "Copy" option.

7. If needed, minimize the opened window, and back on the desktop screen, right-click anywhere on the blank area.

8. From the context menu, click the "Paste" option this time.

9. Once the files are copied, disconnect your Blackberry device from your Windows/Mac.

Step 2. Transfer data from your Windows/Mac to your Windows phone.

1. Download the correct version of Windows Phone app on your Windows/Mac from the links given above.

2. Connect your Windows phone to your device with a USB cable.

Note: Make sure that the screen of your phone is unlocked when you connect it to your PC.

3. Wait till the smartphone gets connected and the downloaded application launches.

4. Once this happens, from the top-right corner of the window, click the Add button (with an icon depicted as the ‘plus’ sign).

5. From the available options in the opened box, right-click the file(s)/folder(s) that you want to transfer to your phone.

6. Select "Add" from the context menu.

7. Wait till the selected files are transferred to your Windows phone before you start using the smartphone normally.

This is a clean and streamlined method to transfer the data from any smartphone (Blackberry as an example here) to your Windows phone. The application comes with both pros and cons.

Pros:

1. The application can be downloaded on your Windows/Mac for free.

2. Windows Phone app enables you to transfer files from both your external devices and your Windows/Mac.

3. You can transfer files from your Windows phone to your PC.

4. This method enables you to create a backup copy of the data stored in your Blackberry smartphone.

5. The clean and easy-to-use interface allows you a hassle-free path of transferring your files.

Cons:

1. You must download a third-party application named Windows Phone app to transfer your files.

2. You are required to undergo the tedious process of first transferring the files to your PC, and then moving them to your phone.

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