How to Transfer Data from BB10 to BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry is a classy mobile operating system, which is being used since more than 15 years now. The current BlackBerry OS aka BlackBerry 10 (BB10) is one of the best releases from this manufacturer side. However, BlackBerry is slowly switching from traditional BlackBerry OS to Android OS with the help of BlackBerry Priv. This is because of today’s market and interest of people. Nowadays, people want to get more flexibility and Android can provide that more than BlackBerry OS. Hence, BlackBerry is going to launch Android smartphone in the coming month.

BlackBerry Priv is announced by them in the last month and people are really excited to have that on their hands. If you are using Android or Windows Phone and you will be switching over BlackBerry Priv, you won’t get any problem since both of them provide advanced features to migrate data from one device to another device. However, this time, you are going to transfer data from BlackBerry OS to Android (BlackBerry Priv).

Transfer Data from BB10 to BlackBerry Priv

Instead of transferring your data manually, you can simply use as app called BlackBerry Content Transfer, which is released by BlackBerry itself for BlackBerry 10.2.1 and later versions. BlackBerry has launched this free application only for their users, who are going to switch from BB to Android.

BlackBerry Content Transfer is a tiny yet very useful app that is available for all carriers and countries. And the supported devices are mentioned below,

  • BlackBerry Classic
  • BlackBerry Leap
  • BlackBerry Passport
  • BlackBerry passport Silver Edition
  • BlackBerry Q10
  • BlackBerry Q5
  • BlackBerry Z10
  • BlackBerry Z3
  • Porsche Design P9982
  • Porsche Design P9983

This is possible to transfer the following things from BlackBerry 10 to BlackBerry Priv (Android),

  • Contacts
  • Calendar
  • Pictures
  • Videos
  • Music
  • SMS
  • Notes
  • Tasks
  • Documents
  • Email accounts

To transfer your data, download this app at first. It uses Google Drive to transfer your data between those two operating systems. Although, BlackBerry Priv has not launched yet, but you can check out a preview of this app here.

After opening this app, you will get a screen something like the following picture,

BlackBerry Content Transfer Start screen

Here you can select what you want to transfer from your current device to BlackBerry Priv. Check them and go to the next window to enter a password so that you can make it secured.

Secure data transfer using BlackBerry Content Transfer

After that, it will start transferring your data to Google Drive automatically, which can be download from your new Android device.

How to Transfer Data from BB10 to BlackBerry Priv

Final Word

This is the smartest way to transfer your data from BB10 to BlackBerry Priv. Otherwise, you can also use manual method to transfer those aforementioned stuffs. However, that will consume more time. But, this is easy and doesn’t take much time.

The most interesting thing is you can use BlackBerry Content Transfer app to migrate your BB10 data to any other Android device.

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