Transfer data to a new device using BlackBerry Protect

To use this feature, the BlackBerry Protect app must be installed on your previous BlackBerry device. Your previous device must be running BlackBerry 7.1 or earlier.

You can use BlackBerry Protect to move supported data from your previous device to your new BlackBerry 10 device.

  1. On your previous device or using the BlackBerry Protect website, back up your data.
  2. On your new device, swipe down from the top of the home screen. Tap Settings > BlackBerry Protect.
  3. If necessary, set the BlackBerry Protect switch to On. Complete the setup process.
  4. Tap Restore. Select your previous device as the device that you want to restore data from.
  5. Tap Restore.