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After you transfer your data

Turn off iMessage on your iPhone

Before you remove the SIM card from your iPhone, make sure that you turn off iMessage so that new text messages are delivered to your new device.
  1. On your iPhone, tap Settings > Messages.
  2. Set the iMessage switch to Off.
If you don't have your iPhone anymore, to deregister your phone number with iMessage, visit

Add an email account to your new device

Before you begin: If you want to add a work email account to your device, contact your administrator to find out the best way to add your account.
  1. On your new device, swipe down from the top of the screen once using two fingers, or twice using one finger.
  2. Tap The Settings icon > Accounts.
  3. Tap an account type.
  4. Enter your email address, and then tap Next.
  5. Enter your password, and then tap Next.
  6. On the Account options screen, select the settings that you want to turn on, and then tap Next.
  7. Give your account a name. If you are adding an IMAP or a POP3 account, in the Your name field, enter your name.
  8. Tap Done.

Find apps for your new device

You can find apps, games, music, movies and more for your device on Google Play™ .
  1. Open the Google Play™ store app.
  2. If necessary, sign in to your Google™ account.
  3. Tap an app that you want to download.
  4. Tap Install.

Transfer iTunes music from your computer to your new device

You can add up to 50,000 songs from your iTunes library to Google Play™ Music.
On your computer, visit for instructions on how to use Google Play™ Music Manager to transfer your music from iTunes to Google Play™ Music.

Where can I find my data?

After you transfer your data to your new device, you might wonder where to find everything. Here's a list to help you get started:

Type of data

Where to find it


Find your pictures in the Google™ Photos app.

In Google™ Photos, tap The Menu icon > Device folders.

Find other picture viewers on Google Play™ .


Find videos from your camera in the Google™ Photos app.

Find movies or TV shows in the Google Play™ Movies app.

Find other video players on Google Play™ .


Find your contacts in the Contacts by BlackBerry app.

Calendar events

Find your calendar events in the Calendar by BlackBerry app.