AirDrop is a feature that allows iOS users to transfer files between iPhone, iPad and Mac in a simple, fast and efficient through the Bluetooth connection manner.
When you use AirDrop on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch you have the option to share photos, videos, contacts, entries, voice notes, Maps locations ... and much more.
We have compiled a guide to using comprehensive AirDrop. In this article we will tell you everything you need to know about AirDrop. How to enable it, compatible devices, and how to use it on Mac.
Devices Compatible with AirDrop
AirDrop requires having installed iOS 7 or later, or a Mac with Yosemite OS X or later versions.
- iPhone 5
- Iphone 5s
- iPhone 5c
- Iphone 6
- IPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- IPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 7
- IPhone 7 Plus
- iPad 4
- iPad Air
- IPad Air 2
- iPad Pro
- iPad Mini
- IPad Mini 2
- IPad Mini 3
- IPad Mini 4
- IPod Touch 5
- IPod Touch 6
How to turn on AirDrop on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
Activating the AirDrop function on your iPhone, iPad and / or iPod Touch is really simple. But remember, AirDrop will only allow you to share and transfer files between two Apple devices.
1. Open the Control Center iOS.
2. Activate the Bluetooth connection.
3. Select the file you want to share via AirDrop.
4. Click on the action button. 5. Select the contact to send the file.
Important: In order for the transfer to complete, both devices must have the Bluetooth connection activated. You can share files from any app: web pages in Safari, photos in Photos, locations in Maps ...
How to turn on AirDrop on a Mac
1. Open the Finder.
2. Click on AirDrop on the left sidebar.
3. Select the "All" option to share files with any contact.
4. Drag the files you want to move to AirDrop.
5. Select the contact.
Important: You can also use the right mouse button to share via AirDrop with any contact.