How to Fix iOS 10 AirDrop Not Working – iPhone 7, 7 Plus

Last Updated: Dec 26, 2016

Tech-giant Apple’s file sharing concept is so double faster than any other data transfer services. It enables users to sharing data between iOS to iOS, iOS to MacOS (macOS Sierra, EI Capitan, Yosemite and earlier) and macOS to iOS. Due to timely upgrade Apple’s firmware, the AirDrop has been bounded for its certain models, likely

List of AirDrop Compatibility Apple Devices

  • iPhone 5 or later
  • iPad 4th Gen and later
  • iPad Mini 1st gen later
  • iPod touch 5th gen later
  • MacBook Pro,
  • MacBook Air
  • MacBook
  • iMac
  • MacMini and Mac Pro

AirDrop Compatibles operating System – iOS 7 or later and Mac OS X 10.7 and later

How to Fix iOS 10 AirDrop Not Working – iPhone 7, 7 Plus

If you’ve a device from mentioned above then you should use AirDrop instead of third-party file transfer applications. For those users who are uses AirDrop but have an issue after System update then get here complete solution. What, iOS 10 AirDrop Not working after update iPhone? AirDrop not sharing Photos, Videos, music between toe iPhone Or Mac? There are various factors of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is responsible while iOS 10 AirDrop not working properly. Follow guide & enjoy file sharing feature. Just try below workarounds that would be help you to resolve your AirDrop problems.

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Troubleshooting tips to Fix iOS 10 AirDrop not Working on iPhone 7 (Plus) or earlier

Before get started following steps let’s make sure that the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth both are working properly on your iOS device(S). Because, the AirDrop has relation with the iOS (iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch) and Mac’s built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Are you trying to use AirDrop as like as given below?

Launch Control center by Swipe up the screen from the bottom. And Tap on AirDrop. Then you’ll be prompted three options (Receiving OFF to turn off AirDrop, Contacts Only to transfer data(s) with them who are in your contacts and Everyone to send or get files from public) then Select Contacts Only or Everyone.

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Both Sender and receiver must have enabled AirDrop on its iOS and or Mac computer. To send and receive Photos, Videos, Music, Contacts, Apps and other files wirelessly then AirDrop is required in enabled mode so perfect procedure will show you contacts to share data.

Points that helps to Fix AirDrop Not working iOS 10, iOS 10.1, iOS 10.2

  1. Turn Bluetooth and Wi-Fi toggles OFF and ON and try again to send data.
  2. Hard Reset your iPhone (Hard reboot iPhone 7/ iPhone 7 Plus)
  3. Update Your iOS Software (Settings AppGeneralSoftware Update)
  4. Reset network settings
  5. Contact Apple Supports

Do you have any other suggestion or trick that you applied by you and fix iOS 10 AirDrop not working? Please drop it in the below comment box.