Can I AirDrop between my own devices?
You can use it to send content between your own devices, or share it with someone else’s devices if they’re nearby. Unfortunately, AirDrop does require Apple devices, so it isn’t compatible with Android or Windows devices.
Do you need an Apple ID to use AirDrop?
AirDrop transfers information using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth—both must be turned on. To use AirDrop, you need to be signed in with your Apple ID.
How do I AirDrop photos between iphones?
To AirDrop pictures and videos between iOS devices, fire up Photos for iOS. Find the images in your Camera Roll or in an album, and then tap the Select button at the upper-right. Tap the thumbnails you want to send, and Photos marks them with a checkmark. To deselect an item, tap the thumbnail again.
How do you AirDrop?
How to turn on AirDrop for iPhone or iPad
- Launch Control Center by swiping up from the bottom bezel of your iPhone or iPad.
- Long press on the Wi-Fi button.
- Tap AirDrop.
- Tap Contacts Only or Everyone to turn AirDrop on.
How do I make my phone discoverable for AirDrop?
First, on your iPhone, make sure WiFi and Bluetooth are switched on; then, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to pull up the Control Center. Below the music controls, tap AirDrop. There, you can choose to turn AirDrop off, make your device discoverable to your Contacts, or make your device discoverable to anyone.
Can you AirDrop a text conversation?
Why AirDrop is So Useful
If someone is nearby — and they have to be nearby, within Bluetooth range — you won’t need to rely on SMS, iMessage, email, or other communication apps to send stuff back and forth. Unfortunately, AirDrop does require Apple devices, so it isn’t compatible with Android or Windows devices.