RIM has made its BlackBerry devices more convenient for consumers by increasing the storage capacity and adding a microSD card to increase the overall storage capacity of the device. With a large enough memory card, you can use your BlackBerry instead of your iPod, flash drive or portable hard drive.

Moving data to and from BlackBerry has never been more important, and there are several ways to do it.

Store and transfer data from your memory card

The easiest way to transfer data to and from your device is with a microSD card. If you have a memory card reader, simply remove the microSD card from your BlackBerry and plug it directly into your computer.

Advice . Some printers even have memory card readers, or you can buy an inexpensive USB memory stick that works like a flash drive.

Both Windows and MacOS treat the memory card like any other removable drive. Once the operating system recognizes and installs the card, you can drag and drop files to and from it as you would any other removable drive.

If you don’t have a memory card reader, you can enable Mass Storage Mode on your BlackBerry (select » Memory» in menu » Options», to change these settings). Once you connect your phone to your computer via USB the operating system will treat your BlackBerry as if it were a normal storage device.

Important : Your data may be corrupted if you disable your BlackBerry or memory card incorrectly. On Windows, select » Safely remove device and eject media» from the system tray and select the microSD card or phone from the list. On macOS, to unmount devices, find the icon representing the device, then drag it from your desktop to the trash.

Use the Internet to transfer your data

If you own a BlackBerry, chances are you have a data plan with your wireless carrier, or at least access to WiFi networks . You can use this data connection to wirelessly move files to and from your device.

You can receive files as email attachments and use them on your BlackBerry, or you can attach files to emails from your BlackBerry memory or microSD card and use them on other devices by sending the information as attachments.

You can also save and download files from the Internet using the browser on your BlackBerry. For example, if email isn’t enough to send certain types of files, services like Imgur , WeTransfer and pcloud, can bridge this gap to send images and other types of files.

Data transfer via Bluetooth

Most devices come with built-in Bluetooth. If you have a computer or laptop with Bluetooth, you can easily transfer files between it and your BlackBerry. putting them together .

  1. Turn on Bluetooth on your BlackBerry and make your device discoverable.
  2. Make sure the serial port profile is configured for connections to desktop and data transmission .
  3. Follow your computer’s instructions to pair Bluetooth devices. Once they connect to each other, you can transfer files back and forth between your BlackBerry and your PC.

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