Turn on/off AirDrop in iOS 12 on iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X/8/7/6

Want to turn on or turn off AirDrop in iOS 12 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch? Or don’t know where is AirDrop in iOS 12? Read on this guide to learn how to turn on/off AirDrop in iOS 12 on iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X/8/7/6, iPad and iPod touch.

By Bella Miller | Posted on: Sep. 17, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 18, 2018
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AirDrop is an excellent feature that allows iOS users to quickly transfer files like photos, contacts, videos, music, etc. from iPhone iPad to other iOS devices and Macs. And in the latest iOS 12, Apple adds the ability for AirDrop to share passwords, which makes a more delightful iOS experience.

However, plenty of iOS users especially iPhone iPad newbie don’t know where is AirDrop in iOS 12, or have no idea of how to turn on/off AirDrop in iOS 12. So, here in this article, we would like to guide users to turn on or off AirDrop in iOS 12, and share password in iOS 12. Moreover, we will share the detailed steps to use AirDrop on iPhone 6/7/8/X/XR/XS (Max) in iOS 12. Below methods are also apply to iPad and iPod touch.

Part 1. How to Turn on/off AirDrop in iOS 12 on iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X/8/7/6

Method 1. How to Turn on/off AirDrop in iOS 12 via Control Center

Step 1 Unlock your device > Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access Control Center. On iPhone X/XR/XS (Max), swipe down from the upper-right corner of the screen.

Step 2 Touch and hold the Airplane Mode, Cellular Data, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth section > Tap AirDrop > Choose one of these options:

Receiving Off: You won’t receive any AirDrop requests.

Contacts Only: Only your contacts can see and send files to your device.

Everyone: All nearby iOS devices using AirDrop can see and send files to your device.

How to Turn on/off AirDrop in iOS 12 on iPhone – Control Center

How to Turn on/off AirDrop in iOS 12 on iPhone – Control Center

Method 2. How to Turn on/off AirDrop in iOS 12 via Settings

Open Settings on your device > Tap on General > Tap on AirDrop > Choose one of these options: Receiving Off, Contacts Only or Everyone.

How to Turn on/off AirDrop in iOS 12 on iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X/8/7/6 – Settings

How to Turn on/off AirDrop in iOS 12 on iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X/8/7/6 – Settings

Part 2. How to Use AirDrop on iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X/8/7/6 in iOS 12

Step 1 Open Photos app and select the photos you want to share > Tap Share button on the bottom-left corner.

Step 2 Tap the AirDrop user you want to share the photos with > Wait for a while, when the people tap Accept, your photos should be shared successfully.

How to Use AirDrop on iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X/8/7/6 in iOS 12

How to Use AirDrop on iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X/8/7/6 in iOS 12

Part 3. How to Share A Password in iOS 12 on iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X/8/7/6

Step 1 Go to Settings on your device > Tap on Password & Accounts option > Tap on Website & App Password > Enter your device password to view the saved passwords.

How to Share A Password in iOS 12 on iPhone – Step 1

How to Share A Password in iOS 12 on iPhone – Step 1

Step 2 Choose the website that contains the password you want to share > Press deeply or touch and hold the Password > Tap on AirDrop > Choose the user you want to share the password with.

How to Share A Password in iOS 12 on iPhone – Step 2

How to Share A Password in iOS 12 on iPhone – Step 2

The Bottom Line

Hope this guide can help you make a good command of AirDrop in iOS 12, like how to turn on/off AirDrop in iOS 12, how to use AirDrop, and even how to share password with AirDrop in iOS 12. If you find this guide userful, just share it to help more people.

Bella Miller

A senior editor, an Apple fan at iMobie Inc.. I love both dancing and helping users to solve iOS & Android related issues by writing various types of tutorials.

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