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How to transfer contacts from BlackBerry 9720 to Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950X)

BlackBerry 9720
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950X)

Transfer contacts from your BlackBerry 9720 to the cloud server

In our guideline we will introduce PhoneCopy.com service which supports many phones from almost all manufacturers, including BlackBerry 9720, and can be easily used to synchronize data between two or more devices.

This guideline also works for similar devices like BlackBerry Bold 9000, BlackBerry Bold 9650, BlackBerry Bold 9700.

Backup contacts from your Blackberry Curve

Instal BlackBerry Desktop Software and connect your phone with PC. Press "Organizer".

Press Organizer


Select "Configure".

Press Configure


Open "Sync direction" menu and select "One way to your computer only". Open "Contacts account" menu, choose "Windows contacts" and press "OK".

Select Sync direction, Contacts account and press OK


Mark "Contacts" and press "Sync Organizer".

Mark contacts


Synchronizing

Result


Transfer Windows contacts to PhoneCopy using our PhoneCopy for Windows aplication.

And now it's time to transfer data to your Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950X)

Download PhoneCopy for Android to your Android phone, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation, go through following steps.

Run the app, fill in your username and password. Here you can check where will be stored contacts from PhoneCopy. In case you are Premium user, you can upload SMS, photos and videos as well.

Welcome Login to existing account

Log in to your existing account where you stored your data from the old phone. To allow correct functionality of PhoneCopy application we will kindly ask you to confirm access permissions for it.

Permissions Permissions

When you confirm access to contacts you can set which "contacts databases" you want to backup.

Contacts Contacts Contacts

PhoneCopy allows to back up SMS too.

SMS SMS Messages

Then you can set up backup for media (photos and videos).

Media Media Photos and videos

You can download photos and videos from old phone (which was synchronized to PhoneCopy.com before) you can choose it in the next step. Then you can synchronize.

Other devices Sync

This guideline also works for similar devices like Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500), Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950N), Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U), Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U1), Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950W), Samsung Galaxy S8 Active (SM-G892A), Samsung Galaxy S8 Active (SM-G892U), Samsung Galaxy S8 LTE (SM-G9508), Samsung Galaxy S8 LTE (SM-G950F), Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G9550).

Now you have all your contacts backed up on PhoneCopy and you can edit all your contacts in your online account. If you lose your phone or the stored data, or if you just run out of battery, you can see your contacts online.

Some additional tips:

You can easily remove duplicate items among your contact list or SMS messages. Just go to the Contacts (or SMS) section and choose More Actions -> Search for duplicates. Detailed wizard will help you to solve this kind of problem easily.