Switch to a new tablet

Before you begin: Before you switch from your current BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet to a new tablet, verify that you have the most recent version of the BlackBerry® Desktop Software on your computer. You might be prompted to upgrade your BlackBerry® Tablet OS.
  1. Connect your current tablet to your computer with a USB cable.
  2. In the BlackBerry Desktop Software, click Device > Switch device.
  3. Click the icon for your current tablet.
    • To transfer your media files to your new tablet, including songs, pictures, and videos, select the Media files check box.
    • To transfer your tablet settings and applications to your new tablet, select the Applications and settings check box.
  4. Click Next. Your tablet data is backed up.
  5. At the prompt, connect your new tablet to your computer with a USB cable and click Next.
  6. Click the icon for your new tablet. Your tablet data is imported to your new tablet.

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