Move data to a new smartphone using the BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac

Before you begin: Install the most recent version of the BlackBerry® Desktop Software from
  1. Connect your current BlackBerry® smartphone to your computer with a USB cable.
  2. On your computer, in the Applications folder, click the BlackBerry Desktop Software icon.
  3. On the Device menu, click Switch device.
  4. If you have a second USB cable, connect your new smarthone to your computer. Otherwise, you can connect your new smartphone in step 7.
  5. Do any of the following:
    • To install updated BlackBerry® Desktop Software on your new smartphone, if available, select the Update software for my new device, if available checkbox.
    • To tranfer any third-party applications that are compatible with your new smartphone, select the Copy compatible third-party applications checkbox.
  6. Click Start.
  7. If you didn't connect your new smartphone to your computer in step 4, disconnect your previous smartphone and connect your new smartphone. Click OK.

When the summary screen appears, your smartphone data has been imported to your new smartphone.

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