Using your BlackBerry ID to switch devices

Using your BlackBerry ID on a new device

When you switch to a new BlackBerry device, during setup, you will be prompted to enter your BlackBerry ID username and password. It's important to use the same BlackBerry ID that you used on your previous device, since many of your apps and settings are associated with your BlackBerry ID.

For instance, when you use your existing BlackBerry ID on your new device, you can reinstall apps that you downloaded on your previous device from the BlackBerry World storefront, if a version of that app exists for your new device.

Find your BlackBerry ID on your old device

If you have previously created a BlackBerry ID and are switching to a new BlackBerry device, it's important to sign in using your existing BlackBerry ID, as many of your apps and settings are associated with it.
  1. On the home screen of your old device, click Options.
  2. Depending on your device, do one of the following:
    • Click Third Party Applications > BlackBerry ID.
    • Click Device > BlackBerry ID.
    • Click BlackBerry ID.


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