“Simplified Guide to Enabling and Using AirDrop on iPhones and MacBooks”

Have you heard of AirDrop, the useful feature on Apple devices? In this article you can find out what AirDrop is and how to use it.


2 Understanding the Basics of AirDrop and How to Use It

AirDrop is a convenient feature for sharing content, such as pictures, music, and videos, between Apple’s iOS devices. It operates in a manner similar to taking a photo with Bluetooth on an Android phone.


AirDrop facilitates the swift transfer of files at a speed that surpasses email. In addition to this, AirDrop enables users to effortlessly share various media such as music from iTunes, maps, contacts, and even applications on Apple devices.

With the AirDrop feature on an iPhone, you can effortlessly transfer content to other Apple devices like iMac. Unfortunately, AirDrop is not compatible with operating systems such as Windows Phone.

Enable AirDrop on Apple Devices: A Step-by-Step Guide

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To access the Control Center panel, follow these steps:
1. Place your finger on the bottom edge of the screen.
2. Swipe upwards from the bottom edge (swipe down from the right corner of the screen).
3. (Refer to Figure [INSERT FIGURE NUMBER])

To access additional features on your device, follow these steps:

1. Long press one of the Wifi or Airplane mode icons located in the left corner of the control center.
2. A new window will appear, presenting icons for AirDrop and other functionalities such as Bluetooth and Cellular data.

Mở AirDrop

To enable AirDrop, simply click on the AirDrop icon and select the “Everyone” option.

Chọn Everyone

Receiving Off: This feature functions similarly to a Do Not Disturb setting. It allows you to continue sending AirDrop files and data to others, while remaining undiscoverable to those searching for a connected device.

Contact Privacy: Your phone number will only be visible to the contacts saved on your friend’s devices.

Access for all: AirDrop allows your phone to be visible on all nearby devices. It operates within a range similar to Bluetooth, making it easy for anyone in close proximity to detect and connect to your device.

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To activate the AirDrop function on your MacBook, ensure that Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are both enabled on your device.

To access AirDrop, navigate to the Finder window and select “Go” from the top menu bar. Then, click on “AirDrop” in the dropdown menu. Alternatively, you can also find AirDrop in the left menu column of the Finder window.

Mở AirDrop trên Finder

Please click on “Allow me to be discovered” and then select “Everyone”.

Using AirDrop on iPhone and MacBook: A Guide

Tutorial: Setting Up AirDrop on iPhones, iPads and Macs

After enabling AirDrop on your iPhone and iPad, you will be able to effortlessly share content files using the following methods:

In order to use AirDrop, the receiving device must have its AirDrop feature enabled, as well as Wifi and Bluetooth. Additionally, the AirDrop feature on the receiving device should be set to “Everyone” mode.

Please choose the desired images and files for transfer. Then, locate the share icon in the top left corner of the screen and select it. From there, choose the iPhone or iPad device to which you wish to send the shared content.

Chia sẻ nội dung

When the message is received on the device, a prompt will appear for the user to select “Accept”.

Chọn Accept

Exploring AirDrop Capabilities on MacBooks

Once you have activated AirDrop on your MacBook, you can easily share files. To do so, locate the share icon represented by a square with an upward-pointing arrow within the AirDrop window. Alternatively, you can right-click on the desired files and choose the Share option.

Chọn biểu tượng chia sẻ

When you right-click and select “Share”, you will see several options in the Share section. Please click on “AirDrop” as indicated below.

Chọn biểu tượng share như hình dưới

Please choose the appropriate recipient from the AirDrop panel. Once they have accepted and the file has been successfully transferred, click on “Done” to complete the process.

Chọn người nhận

When the file transfer is complete, please select the “Accept” option on the receiving device.

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Below is an informative article that outlines a simple guide on how to activate and utilize Airdrop on both iPhone and MacBook. We hope that you find this article to be of great value and that it equips you with the necessary information you need.