How to turn on AirDrop on iOS 11


You might be wondering where did AirDrop go to the iOS 11 Management Point, and you’re probably not alone.

AirDrop allows you to quickly transfer images and files between iOS devices or Mac computers. This is one of the most convenient features available on Apple platforms.

Many are used to the fact that the corresponding toggle switch can be activated in the Control Point, but now it is not there. At least, it is not striking.

How to return AirDrop

In fact, he did not go anywhere. He is still in the Control Point, just a little deeper.

Step 1. Pull out the control point. Pay attention to the section with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc.

Step 2. Click on this window to the maximum. If you do not have a 3D Touch, then simply close the window. You will see additional icons – AirDrop and Modem mode.

Here is the treasured switch AirDrop. Turn it on, and you can use it.

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Owners of the iPad without the SIM card were more lucky, they do not have a Cell Data switch. And that’s why the AirDrop switch was placed in its place.

How to enable AirDrop through Settings

Step 1. Open Settings -> General -> AirDrop.

Step 2. Select only Contacts or All.


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