BB7 to BB10

If you're upgrading from a BlackBerry 7 device to a new BlackBerry 10 device, there is a very easy way to transfer over all of your data including calendar, contacts and other various items so you don't have to do any of the hard work. Using BlackBerry Link, you can easily transfer over your old data to a new BlackBerry 10 device in a matter of minutes with a few easy steps. Keep reading to see how it's done.

How to transfer your BlackBerry 7 data to a BlackBerry 10 device

First off you'll need to install the latest version of BlackBerry Link on your Windows PC or Mac

After it's installed, open BlackBerry Link and plug in your BlackBerry 7 device with a microUSB cable

BlackBerry Link Transfer

BlackBerry Link will tell you that your device is not supported but that's ok. Click the Transfer Device Data button to continue. 

BlackBerry Link Transfer

You'll see a few notes on the next screen, so once your squared away there, click Next

BlackBerry Link Transfer

Your transfer will begin (it won't take long). When it's done you'll be asked to disconnect the current device and connect the new BlackBerry 10 device.

Disconnect your BlackBerry 7 device and then connect the BlackBerry 10 device using a microUSB cable. 

BlackBerry Link Transfer

Once the BlackBerry 10 device is recognized by BlackBerry Link, click on the device in the window and then click Next

BlackBerry Link Transfer

You'll see a quick message with some things to note. Once you're squared away, click Next

BlackBerry Link Transfer

The transfer will begin and you data will be moved to the new BlackBerry 10 device. 

BlackBerry Link Transfer

When complete, you'll see a confirmation screen as well as a list of any errors or data that may not have been transfered. Ciick Finish.

From here your new BlackBerry 10 device is ready to go. You'll want to jump in and finish out the setup for any additional settings or accounts. Be sure to check out our BlackBerry 10 Help Series for everything you need to know or hit up the CrackBerry forums for more discussion.