Migrating from Blackberry to iPhone? Know the easiest way on how to transfer contacts from Blackberry to iPhone using this complete step-by-step tutorial with screenshots.
One of the greatest dilemmas when migrating from an old phone is transferring all your existing contacts to a new one. Same is true also when you migrate from a Blackberry to an iPhone. A common approach most people do is just manually copy everything but just image how tedious it’s going to be if you have almost a thousand active phone numbers, right? There’s actually an easier option to do it in just 5 steps. Here’s how.
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Things you’ll need:
- USB cable connectors
- Windows 7 PC with installed: Blackberry Desktop Manager and iTunes
- Your Blackberry & iPhone
Transfer Contacts from Blackberry to iPhone
Step 1: On your Windows 7 PC, open Blackberry Desktop Manager and connect your Blackberry phone using a USB cable connector.
Step 2: On the left side bar, select Organizer. Click the Configure button under Contacts. Once a new window pops out, immediately select ‘One way to your computer only’ for sync direction and ‘Windows Contacts’ for contacts account (see image below) then click OK.
Step 3: To starting exporting your contacts, click ‘Sync Organizer‘ on the bottom right side of the window then another ‘Sync‘ for the new window.
You should now see all your Blackberry contacts exported as Windows Contacts.
Step 4: Connect your iPhone to the computer then open iTunes. On the left side bar, select your iPhone device. Under the Info tab, check the ‘Sync Contacts’ option and choose sync contacts with Windows Contacts (see image below). When prompted, just click ‘Switch‘.
Step 5: Click the ‘Apply‘ button at the bottom right of the window to start syncing / importing your contracts to your iPhone. You’re done!
Once you’ve successfully done all the steps mentioned above, you should definitely see now all your contacts exported to your new iPhone. Simple and easy, right? I hope this tutorial helped you a lot. If you have further questions or concerns, you can also leave a comment below.