AirDrop is a convenient way to share files between Apple devices. It uses Bluetooth to create a peer-to-peer connection, so there’s no need to set up a separate network. You can use AirDrop to share photos, videos, documents, and more. Here’s how to use AirDrop on a Mac.
TO USE AIRDROP, YOU MUST
AirDrop is a feature on Apple devices that allows you to share files and content with other Apple users in your vicinity. The best part? It's incredibly easy to use! In order to use AirDrop, both you and the person you want to share content with need to have an iPhone 5 or later, iPad (fourth generation or later), iPad Mini, iPod touch (fifth generation or later), or a Mac running macOS Yosemite or later. You can share a wide variety of content using AirDrop, including: Audio files, Documents, Map locations, Photos, Videos, Websites. There is no file size limit when using AirDrop, but just be aware that it can take several minutes for large transfers to complete.
HOW TO SHARE WITH AIRDROP ON YOUR MAC
AirDrop is a feature on macOS and iOS that lets you easily share files with other Mac, iPhone, or iPad users nearby. Here’s how to use AirDrop on your Mac:
1. Open a Finder window and select AirDrop in the “Favorites” section of the sidebar. Alternatively, you can click on Go in your Mac’s menu bar and then choose AirDrop.
2. On the AirDrop screen, you’ll see nearby AirDrop recipients. Simply drag and drop the file you want to share onto the person you’re sending it to.
3. The Mac, iPhone, or iPad user will see a notification about the shared AirDrop and can choose to accept or reject the file(s).
HOW TO LIMIT WHO CAN AIRDROP WITH YOU
AirDrop is a quick and easy way to share files between Apple devices. You can share a wide variety of content, including audio files, documents, map locations, photos, and videos. In the AirDrop window mentioned earlier, click on the “Allow me to be discovered by” text. From here, you can choose whether you want to allow AirDrop requests from everyone, contacts only, or no one. If you want to limit who can AirDrop with you, you can do so by selecting your contacts only.
WHAT CAN I SHARE WITH AIRDROP
You can share a wide variety of content using AirDrop, including:
There is no file size limit when using AirDrop, but just be aware that it can take several minutes for large transfers to complete.
AirDrop is an easy way to share files between devices, but it's not always obvious how to use it. With this guide, you'll be able to start sharing files with AirDrop on your Mac in no time.
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