Transfer SMS from Blackberry to Android
This started out as a personal project to try and understand the IPD file format used by RIM when backing up their devices, but I ended up developing a simple application that may be useful to someone. As input it takes a backup of a Blackberry device as generated by the “Blackberry Desktop Software” and exports the SMS messages to a format that can be used by the popular SMS Backup & Restore Android application. The program is named “Blackberry 2 Droid”.
If there’s enough interest, I’ll look at doing this in reverse – But at the moment I think more people are moving away from Blackberry than to it.
Read more about Blackberry2Droid and download the latest version for free.
This article was written by Dave Hope. Dave is a Senior Software Analyst for a UK based retirement developer, in his spare time he enjoys digital photography and rock climbing.