How to Transfer Data from BlackBerry to iPad

Who doesn’t love iPads?! They are big, they are sleek, and they feature the most cutting edge technology but most of all, the offer the bang worth the customer’s buck! More and more users have been attracted to gadgets that flaunt a big screen and the iPads have just been the favorite among such users. With the advancement in functions and more and exciting new features, the iPads have a lot to offer. Which is why, many BlackBerry and even some Android users have been ditching their devices to get their hands on an iPad.

If you are one of the many users looking for a way to transfer your data from a BlackBerry device to an iPad, you need to understand how much of a hassle can it be. There are certain ways to transfer data using the BlackBerry Desktop software but these have their own drawbacks. Let’s take a look at some of the factors hindering data transfer from BlackBerry to iPad.

  1. There is no direct way to transfer all of your data from BlackBerry to iPad.
  2. Even the BlackBerry Desktop software only provides for limited data transfer from BlackBerry to iPad (messages, contacts, calendar and memos only).
  3. The manual process is quite lengthy and requires that the user have some technical knowledge.


To backup data from your blackberry to your computer, you will need Blackberry Desktop software installed on your computer, a USB cable and your Blackberry phone. The BlackBerry Desktop Software is an official BlackBerry utility t aid users in the process of data transfer to or from a BlackBerry device. To start, proceed as directed below:

1. Download BlackBerry Desktop software from and install it to your computer. Once the installation process is complete, launch the BlackBerry Desktop Software.

2. Launch the BlackBerry Desktop software. Go to “Device”, located in the top left corner of the screen, from the dropdown menu select “Backup”.


3. From the screen that follows, check “Full (all device data and settings)”. This will allow the backup to have all of your data from the blackberry rather than some selected items. You will be asked to select a location where you want to store this backup, select your desired location and hit the “Backup” button.


Now, you have the backup file of your BlackBerry but you still need a way to import data from this backup to your iPad. This is where Wondershare MobileTrans comes in. Wondershare MobileTrans is a utility that aids you in all kinds of data transfer processes. It supports phone to phone transfer as well as phone to PC transfer. Not only that, it even lets you create backups or restore devices from already existing backups. It can be downloaded from as a free 30 day trial and a onetime use license can be bought for a mere $ 19.95. Wondershare Mobile Trans supports almost all the devices that one can think of; from Symbian to Android to Windows and iOS, Wondershare MobileTrans is a one click solution to all your data transfer problems.

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1. Download Wondershare MobileTrans from and install it to your laptop or computer. Wait for the installation process to complete which typically doesn’t take more than three or four minutes.

2. Using a USB cable, attach your iPad to the same laptop or computer that you just installed Wondershare MobileTrans to.

3. Launch Wondershare MobileTrans; from the home menu select “Restore”, it will automatically detect your device and you will get a screen similar to the one shown below.


4. From the menu on the left hand side, locate the backup file of your BlackBerry phone and select it. Then choose the data items that you want to restore to your iPad using the menu in the center by checking or unchecking desired items. When you are done, start the restoring process by pressing “Start Copy”.

5. A window will open up with a progress bar that you can use to track the progress of the restoring process. Time of the completion of the restore may vary according to the size of your data. In the meantime you can always tend to other tasks as Wondershare MobileTrans does not require any other user involvement in the process.

Once the process is complete, you will have all of the data from your BlackBerry available readily in your iPad and that too without putting in any effort or time. You may have noticed the ease and comfort provided by Wondershare MobileTrans to the user during the otherwise extensive and burdensome data transfer process.

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