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  1. olga.barcelona

    olga.barcelona iPF Noob

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    How can i transfer photos from my blackberry to my ipad using bluetooth? Is it even possible?
     
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    While there are many apps to transfer via Bluetooth - I believe they only allow for transfers between iDevices. I haven't seen anything that'll go from a different device (e.g. Blackberry) to the iPad.

    The only thing I can suggest is either e-mail them to yourself, use your computer to transfer between the two or use the Blackberry to upload the photos to an online storage "cloud." Not to be a shill for the company, but Dropbox has a Blackberry app and an iPad app. You could create a free account and then use Dropbox to transfer between the two. I'm not sure you can transfer to Dropbox via Bluetooth, however. But, definitely with WiFi or 3G...

    Sorry I didn't provide better help/answer.

    Marilyn
     
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    No, that isn't possible.
     
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    It would require an app for both devices, specifically written to communicate with each other. I'm not aware of any such app pairs for Blackberry.

    However, I'm reasonably sure that there is a DropBox or Box.com app for the Blackberry. With one of these apps on both devices (free account) you could transfer photos between the two devices with only slightly more hassle than a direct transfer; for some purposes it may even be easier. As long as you have internet access anyway.

    If bluetooth is the only choice, then you can use a computer as a go between. Use whatever method a Blackberry uses to transfer photos to the computer, then use an app like PhotoSync to copy them to the iPad.
     
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    A very informative thread from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
     
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