How do I sync my BlackBerry Contacts, Media files with my iPhone 5?
I have just brought a curve to use for my business and would like an easy way to sync contacts and all media files including photos, videos, songs with my iPhone, is there an easy way?
Maybe you are the person who just switched from BlackBerry to iPhone 5, having a hard time to sync BlackBerry with iPhone, such as the BB contacts, calendars, media files to your new iPhone. Or you’re just the one who owns both BlackBerry and iPhone and wants to keep all data synchronized on mobile phones. Syncing all of that information so that all of your programs and devices share it can be complicated, but it is usually possible. Follow a few simple steps that apply to multiple types of programs and devices, and you will be well on your way to a more synchronized life.
BB and iPhone Sync Tools:
First, Sync BlackBerry Contacts, Calendars, Media Files to Computer:
Step 1. Install and connect BlackBerry to PC
Download BlackBerry Desktop Manager and install it on your computer. Then the coming up interface asked you to connect your BlackBerry to the computer via a USB cable.
It’s always a good idea to make a backup of your BlackBerry first. Click “Back up now”:
Step 2. Sync your Organizer data (Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, Memos)
To synchronize your organizer data, you must turn off wireless synchronization on your device. In Calendar, Contacts, or MemoPad, press menu key, and then ‘Options’. If necessary, click a calendar or contact list, disable Wireless Synchronization. Then click the menu key, select to ‘save’.
Then sync your organizer data, go to Sync your organizer, select your organizer data to synchronized between your BlackBerry device and desktop organizers.
Then click ‘Configure’ next to each selection, and set up Synchronization for your Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, Memos.
Then click ‘Sync Organizer’ to start the transfer of BlackBerry Contacts, Calendars, Tasks, Memos.
Step 3. Sync Media data of BlackBerry to your Desktop
With the built-in Media Sync, you can transfer the Music, Pictures, Videos to your computer. Just click the corresponding option and make the necessary settings. As a simple example, for syncing BlackBerry pictures to your computer, click ‘Pictures ‘, open the ‘Device Pictures’ tab, to import all pictures, in the drop-down list, select ‘All device pictures’, then click ‘Import’. Other Media files are almost the same as pictures.
Note: To backup data on your built-in media storage, mass storage mode must be turned on.
OK! Now, I think you almost have all the BlackBerry files on your desktop. Then we’re going to transfer the backed up files to our new iPhone 5.
Then, Let’s transfer backed up BlackBerry data to our iPhone 5:
iOS Data Transfer makes all iPhone, iPad, iPod transfer, and manage issues ever easier. Just download the free trial and use it to transfer the backed up BlackBerry data to your iPhone.
Step 1. launch iOS Transfer and connect your iPhone
After free downloading the program, install and launch it on your computer. To sync the backed up BlackBerry contacts with iPhone, choose “Phone Manager” from the tools on the primary window.
Then connect your iPhone with PC through a USB cable. The program will detect your iPhone automatically just as the interface below.
Step 2. Sync BlackBerry Contacts with iPhone
This iOS transfer/manager software allows you to import/export contacts to/from vCard files, Outlook Express, Windows Address Book, Windows Mail and Outlook 2003/2007/2010. And even merge duplicate contacts on your iPhone, as well as directly add new contacts to iPhone via desktop.
For syncing contacts to iPhone, click “Information” tab on the top menu. The software will analysis load the Contacts and SMS information on your iPhone. After loading, click the import icon on the top column, select “From Windows Address Book” from the pull-down list.
Then from the pop up file browser, select the backed up BlackBerry Contacts in the form of Windows Contacts on your PC to begin transferring.
Step 3. Transfer Videos, Music, Photos from BlackBerry to iPhone
To import the Photos, Videos, Music files just been backed up from BlackBerry Bold to iPhone, simply click on Media on the left menu, then either click music, video, photos, etc. Then click the triangle under ‘Add’ button > ‘Add File’ or ‘Add Folder’. This will bring up your Windows file browser, from which you can select media files to import from your PC.
With this solution, you can accomplish syncing BlackBerry with iPhone on both Windows and Mac. On this guide, all the screenshot are made of Windows version. For Mac users, just download the Mac version of BlackBerry Desktop Manager and iOS Transfer. Or Mac users can use only one app – SyncMate to complete the process just as this article: Transfer Address Book from BlackBerry to iPhone on Mac. Hope this useful for you!