How to Fix AirDrop Not Working on iPhone/iPad

Summary

AirDrop not working on iPhone or iPad? Don’t worry! Here are some tips that can help you fix the AirDrop not working on iPhone 6/7/8/X in iOS 11/10. Also applied to iPad mini/Pro/Air.

by Tom Follow @iMobie_Inc

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“I can’t airdrop photos after updating to iOS 11 on my iPhone 6 plus”.

“My new bought iPhone 7 failed to AirDrop to my Mac.”

– iPhone users reported.

iOS 11 AirDrop Not Working

iOS 11 AirDrop Not Working

You may know what is AirDrop and what AirDrop can do. But when you plan to transfer some files from iPhone to MacBook, or from iPhone to iPhone with Airdrop, you may encounter the problem of "AirDrop not working”. Don’t worry. You can follow this post and try the tips below to fix the AirDrop not working on iPhone 6/7/8/X problem.

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Something You Should Know before using Airdrop on iPhone iPad

If you want to use AirDrop, your devices should be running in iOS 7, Mac OS X lion (10.7) or later, and the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth should be turned on your iOS devices. In addition, you’d better make sure the distance between the two devices is not too wide (less than 30 feet, about 9 meters).

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6 Tips to Fix iOS 11 AirDrop Not Working on iPhone 6/7/8/X

There are some basic tips you can have a try when your AirDrop won’t work on iPhone 7/8/X or older iPhone 5s/6/6s, and it also work on iPad/iPod touch.

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Bonus Tip: Easy Way to Transfer iPhone Data

AnyTrans is one all-sided iOS data transfer tool that lets you transfer data from iPhone to another one, iPhone to computer and vice versa. Supports managing photos, music, videos, contacts, messages etc. With lightning speed, you can transfer 100 pictures in only 3.4 seconds from iPhone to your Mac or PC computer.

By May 2017, there have been over 16 million people downloading and using AnyTrans, now it has got ready to help you. Just download AnyTrans and follow the steps below to transfer your iPhone data.

Step 1. Open AnyTrans > Plug in your iPhone(s) > Click Device Manager > Go to category management screen.

Fix AirDrop Not Working on iPhone 6/7/8/X – Transfer Data via AnyTrans

Fix AirDrop Not Working on iPhone 6/7/8/X – Transfer Data via AnyTrans

Step 2. Choose the data you want to transfer, here we take transferring photos for example.

Fix iOS 11 AirDrop Not Working – Transfer Data via AnyTrans

Fix iOS 11 AirDrop Not Working – Transfer Data via AnyTrans

Step 3. Select the photos you need > Click Send to Mac/PC button to download them to computer, or To Device button to send them to another iPhone.

Fix iOS 11 AirDrop Not Working on iPhone – Transfer Data via AnyTrans

Fix iOS 11 AirDrop Not Working on iPhone – Transfer Data via AnyTrans

The Bottom Line

After going through all of the tips above, you may still in the problem and cannot use AirDrop to share files. You can post your AirDrop problem on the comment section. And also welcome any solution about this AirDrop not working on iPhone problem.

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