How to Download BlackBerry Desktop Software and Backup BlackBerry Phone

This Canadian brand, which stood firmly on the physical keyboard for a decade, confirmed it will no longer make another iconic mobile device. Although the BlackBerry has had a very low market share for quite a long time, still there are quite a lot users keep using their favorite BlackBerry devices. Meanwhile, BlackBerry also provides their BlackBerry Desktop Software so that you can manage your data on BlackBerry Z10, Q10, Passport, Classic or other devices easily.

Here, below is the method how to download the official BlackBerry Desktop Software and create a backup package. With this backup pack, you may use it to restore data back to BlackBerry or even transfer the BlackBerry contacts to your Android phone.


BlackBerry Desktop Software – backup and export your BlackBerry file

Although BlackBerry will no longer update the BDS (BlackBerry Desktop Software), it’s still available for download. Follow the steps below to ensure you configure this tool in right way.


1 Download the BDS on official site
In the very beginning, you need to download BlackBerry Desktop Software on their official site. There you may get either Windows version or Apple macOS version, depended on the OS you are using.

BlackBerry Desktop Software

After successfully installing it on your computer, you may see the primary interface like the demo above.

2 Create a backup for your BlackBerry phone
By using a USB cable, connect your BlackBerry mobile to PC. Meanwhile, a prompt will pop up on your phone. Just tap “Sync Media” in the middle.

Sync data from BlackBerry phone to computer

Before you create this backup pack, you may change the backup setting at “Device Option“. Also, make sure the save path has enough space to store your backup files.

choose your BlackBerry backup option

Now, you may click the “Back up now” button to make a full backup for your BlackBerry mobile. For further uses, you may check our tutorial on BlackBerry data transfer with our powerful tools.

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