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How to Transfer Contacts from BlackBerry to Android

-- Thursday, July 13, 2017
"How can I move my contacts from my old BlackBerry to my Samsung Galaxy S5?It will take me a whole day if I have to input them one by one!"
"I’m having a problem in transferring contacts from my BB to my HTC One, can you help?"

Contacts is almost the most important thing in our phones. We can’t imagine what life will be once we lost them. So, many people need a tool that can transfer contacts from BlackBerry to Android.

In this article, you will see two different methods to move your contacts from BlackBerry to Android phone, please continue to read.

Part 1: Transfer Contacts from Blackberry to Android

There is a software called Phone Transfer, with which you can solve this problem for good. In fact it can also transfer data between other phone platforms. And it only takes three steps.

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Step 1 Make your BlackBerry backup file on the computer

First you should run BlackBerry® Desktop Software, Click "Back up Now" to backup your BB data.

Transfer Contacts from BlackBerry to Android

Step 2 Connect your Android device for transferring
Connect your Android device via a USB cable. Run Phone Transfer and click "Restore From Backups" for transferring.

Move Contacts from BB to Android

Step 3 Move the data you want to copy
Click the inverted triangle. Select Blackberry backup file in the pull-down list. Tick the items you want to copy and then click "Start Copy".
Three items are ticked in the illustration below. You can cancel the other two if you don’t want to move them.

Copy Contacts from BlackBerry to Android

Part 2: Sync Blackberry Contacts to Gmail

To transfer contacts from BlackBerry to Android, you firstly sync the contacts to Gmail and then sync them with Google account to Android. Please check the guide below.

1. Go to "Setup" on the Home screen of BlackBerry.

2. Choose "Email Setup > Add > Gmail" and tap on "Next" icon.

3. Find out Synchronization Options on the screen and tap on it.

4. Select the Contacts checkbox and tap on "Next".

5. Verify your Google credentials and confirm it.

6. Add Google account on Android phone.

7. Sync contacts from Google Account to Android.

 Sync Blackberry Contacts

You can choose one of the two guides above to transfer contacts from BlackBerry to your new Android phone. But you are recommended to use Phone Transfer as it is extremely simple to use and it helps a lot when you need to move data from one phone to another. Now you can share it with your friends. And you are welcome to leave a message below if you have any questions or suggestions for us.

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Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.