How to Transfer Data from a Blackberry to an Android Phone?

How to Transfer Data from a Blackberry to an Android Phone

The original business phone has become less of an essential as Android and Apple have become more established.


Although Blackberry produces Android phones nowadays, you may find you need to transfer contacts from a classic Blackberry to an Android phone.


The easiest way to do this without using third party software or connecting to a computer is to transfer using Bluetooth.


1.  Switch on Bluetooth on both of your devices. In Android it should be available in the swipe down shortcut list.

Add Account

For Blackberry you’ll need to go to Settings > Wireless and Networks > Bluetooth settings. Make sure your device is ‘visible’.

Make sure everything is on

2.  Pair your devices:  You’ll need to ‘Add a new device’ from your Android phone. Run a search and when the Blackberry is found select it.


3.  The Android phone should now show up on your Blackberry screen, select it.

Select your Blackberry screen

4.  Press the Blackberry button and select transfer contacts.

Select ‘a csv file’ from the Import Window

5.  You’ll need to authorize contact, so select OK and wait while the transfer is completed.

Updated on 20 Feb 2018.

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