iPhone VS BlackBerry: Easy Way to Transfer Data from BlackBerry into iPhone

iPhone VS BlackBerry: Easy Way to Transfer Data from BlackBerry into iPhone

If you are expecting to find a new wonderful phone and feeling dilemma between iPhone and BlackBerry. Or you just change your old BlackBerry to a new iPhone, but with trouble in syncing BlackBerry’s data to new iPhone 6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5. Or you find it difficult being adapted to using iPhone because you are used to using BlackBerry, especially for wonderful messenger in BlackBerry? Luckily, in this article, you can find all the solutions of whatever the trouble you meet.

You can see the exact comparison between BlackBerry Z10/Q10 and iPhone 5S/5C/5. You can find the way to transfer data on BlackBerry to iPhone as well.

  • Part1. BlackBerry Q10 VS BlackBerry Z10 VS iPhone 5S
  • Part2. Switch from old BlackBerry to new iPhone
  • Part3. Transfer apps in BlackBerry to iPhone
  • Part4. Sync Ringtones in BlackBerry to iPhone

Part1. BlackBerry Q10 VS BlackBerry Z10 VS iPhone 5S

BlackBerry Q10 – A wonderful touchscreen smartphone, and its appearance follows BlackBerry’s classic form – offering you QWERTY keyboard and letting you type anything without an effort. You can enjoy logging into your apps and email easily and keeping close to all the important data. You can share photos through a browser and have with video anyone via BBM video.

BlackBerry Z10 – A wonderful touchscreen smartphone too. Its system is BlackBerry OS 10, enabling you to download videos, books, apps, music, magazines games and more easily. The smart touchscreen keyboard can learn the typing habit quickly. The automatic typing can make you type fast.

iPhone 5S – as the member of the newest generation in iPhone group, it is much refined and thinner compared with the other generation. It is the first generation to run A7 process and use IOS7, making users enjoying a fantastic experience.

Feel dilemma in choosing which one between BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry Q10 or iPhone 5S/5C/5? Maybe you will make a decision after reading the exact comparison following table.

Comparison BlackBerry Z10 BlackBerry Q10 iPhone 5S
Device type Smart phone Smart phone Smart phone
OS BlackBerry OS 10 BlackBerry OS 10 iOS 7
Released date January, 2013 January, 2013 September, 2013
Dimensions 130 x 65.6 x 9 mm 119.6 x 66.8 x 10.35 mm 23.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
Size 4.2 inches 3.1 inches 4 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels 720 x 720 pixels 640×1136 pixels
Touchscreen Yes Yes Yes
Keyboard No QWERTY No
Processor 4.2 inches 3.1 inches 4 inches
Internal storage 16GB 16GB 16GB
Expandable storage Yes (microSD) Yes (microSD) No
Front-facing camera 2 megapixels 2 megapixels 1.2 megapixels
Rear camera 8-megapixel 8-megapixel 8-megapixel
Capacity 2 megapixels 2 megapixels 2 megapixels
Talk time 600 min 810 min 600 min
Standby time 18,300 min 21,312 min 15,000 min
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, etc Yes Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00 Yes, v 4.00 Yes, v 4.00

Part2. Switch from old BlackBerry to new iPhone

You finally decided to switch BlackBerry to new iPhone 5S after thoughtful comparison, but worry about how to transfer data from BlackBerry to iPhone? Well, you can make it easily by backing up BlackBerry files to your PC with the help of Desktop Software of BlackBerry®. I will show you the way to restore contacts and SMS messages through your BlackBerry backup file with the help of Desktop Software of BlackBerry®. Then you can sync data to new iPhone 5S without an effort.

Switch BlackBerry to new iPhone 5S, no more than 10 mins

MobileTrans Key Features

Restore the backup file of BlackBerry and copy its data to Nokia Symbian phone, iPhone and Android phone easily.

  • Sync all contacts, including business contacts to your new iPhone 5S from BlackBerry with ease.
  • The sole method to move SMS messages to your new iPhone 5S from BlackBery in the whole world
  • Work well with OS 7.1 or earlier version of BlackBerry and 7.0 or 7.1 of BlackBerry® Desktop Software
  • Work well with OS 10 or Later version of BlackBerry of BlackBerry® Link
  • Fully compatible with iPhone 4S/5/5S/5C/6/6S/7/8 Plus/X/XR/XS running iOS 5/6/7/8/9/10/11/12

The Way to Copy Text Messages & Contacts to iPhone 6/5S from BlackBerry

Step 1. Backup old BlackBerry data with the help of Desktop Software of BlackBerry®

Firstly, install BlackBerry® Desktop Software or BlackBerry® Link on your PC. Open it and connect BlackBerry to your PC by using USB cable. Then the software will recognize and show your BlackBerry phone in your computer window. Click the button backup now and backup all your files from the BlackBerry to your PC.

Tips: If you have already backup your BlackBerry data, you can skip this step. What’s more, you have to install iTunes on your PC so that you can make sure the MobileTrans can do the proper work.

Step 2. Make the connection between your iPhone 5S and your computer

Download the phone data transfer tool between BlackBerry and new iPhone 5S – MobileTrans on your computer and install it. Connect iPhone 5S to computer by USB cable. Click the Backup mode to get into the Restore in the primary window. You will see the file named “BlackBerry backup file” in the menu, select it.

Step 3. Transfer contacts and SMS messages between BlackBerry and iPhone 5S / 6

Your iPhone 5S will appear in the window after detected by the program. Click the left side’s inverted triangle to see a pull-down list.

Select the file named “BlackBerry backup file”. You will find all the files that you have backup in the BlackBerry® Desktop Software appear on the list.

Select the file you needed, tick the SMS and contacts. You can uncheck SMS if you only need to move BlackBerry contacts to your iPhone 5S. Click the button named “Start Transfer” directly if you want to copy both of SMS and contacts.

Part3. Transfer apps in BlackBerry to iPhone

You finally succeed in transferring your BlackBerry files to new iPhone 5S, but also want to continue to use some wonderful BlackBerry apps on your iPhone 5S, like BlackBerry ringtone apps, BlackBerry Messenger apps and so on. Though there is no similarity between BlackBerry and iPhone apps store. How can we still use the apps for BlackBerry on new iPhone 5S. You will find the solution below.

1.BlackBerry messenger used in iPhone

BlackBerry Messenger, known as BBM, is a messaging app used in BlackBerry. You can keep a close connection with your relatives with it, including sending messages with voice note, photos and video and making a voice call free of charge. Like this apps too much and want continue to use it on iPhone? Well, you can make it without any effort.

2.Download BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) on iPhone 5S

Run iTunes and use apple USB cable to connect your iPhone 5S to your PC. Click the button named iTunes Store to get into App store on the left window side. Search the BlackBerry messenger, then download & save in iTunes Library. After that, display the control panel by clicking iPhone 5S. Then you can install BlackBerry messenger on your iPhone 5S by clicking Apps tab.

3.BBM substitutes for iPhone 5S

Maybe you are crazy about other popular messenger app besides the messenger apps which have been mentioned above, such as WhatsApp Messenger. You can keep close touch with your friends and families through WhatsApp Messenger, wherever you are in WiFi or 3G Internet environment. It offers you whatever sending or receiving messengers, audio notes, video messengers and photos without an effort.

I am going to introduce you some other wonderful apps with similar functions like WhatsApp Messenger and BlackBerry Messenger, which offer you wonderful chats with your friends. They are Touch™, Kik Messenger, Hookt, ChatPlus, Viber.

Part4. Sync Ringtones in BlackBerry to iPhone

Have you downloaded some wonderful ringtones on BlackBerry and would like to continue to use them on your new iPhone 5S? The troubling thing is that the ringtones of .mp3 formats can’t be used on iPhone 5S directly as ringtones. Never mind. I will show you an easy solution to continue using the BlackBerry ringtones on your iPhone 5S. Just follow the steps below.

Step 1. Backup BlackBerry ringtones and save them in a file on your computer. Run iTunes and click on the folder to show the pull-down menu. Select “Add Folder to Library…” Import the saved folder to iTunes Library.

Step 2. Now you can find the saved playlist. Scroll it down and choose a ringtone to use it on the iPhone 5S. Right click to choose ringtone and select Get Info in the drop-down list. Click the tab named Option in pop-up dialog. Get into and tick the Start Time then Close Time. After that, choose OK.

Step 3. Right click again the same ringtone then select Create the ACC Version. Import the customized ringtone and it will be changed into m4a. format by BU. You can see the changed ringtone in playlist. Drag it and drop to computer.

Step 4. If it is possible, change the ringtone’s extension from .m4a into .m4r. You should display the extension at the beginning otherwise you can’t see its extension directly. Click Start to get into Control Panel. Open the setting to find Personalization and Appearance. Click that button and then select Folder Options. After that, click the View in pop-up dialog then uncheck the known folder types’ hide extensions. Click OK and Apply. Then, find the imported ringtone. Now you can change the selected ringtone’s extension from .m4a into .m4r.


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