How to Change AirDrop Sound effect on iPhone, iPad (iOS 14 & Older)

Here’s a guide to mute or changing AirDrop Sound effect on iPhone, iPad, and running All iOS devices. AirDrop is a local peer-to-peer file-sharing feature in Apple iOS 11 and earlier iOS devices. Airdrop does work to transfer files between iOS to iOS as well as iOS to Mac OS and vice versa. While on other Smartphone operating systems, users use Bluetooth to share Photos, Videos, locations, and more between devices. Even though, Airdrop is a much faster tool compared to Bluetooth cause AirDrop runs with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

AirDrop is a customized feature on the Control Center located, so you can make yourself discoverable and coverable nearby Apple devices like MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iPhone, iPad, iPod—AirDrop for Everyone, Contacts Only. Whenever you receive a file via AriDrop at that moment, you hear a default sound alert to accept or decline senders’ files, media, or other items. If you don’t like the default alert tone of AirDrop, read the guide below to change it. Try these iPhone Specker docks to boost sound in your home.

Attention! This feature is removed from the latest iOS Version.

Way to Mute or Change AirDrop Sound effect on iPhone: New Alert Tone

Step 1. Go to Settings app from your iPhone Screen.

Step 2. Scroll and Tap on Sounds & Haptics on your iPhone. Next, scroll down the screen and tap on AirDrop.

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Step 3. On your iPhone screen, you can appear various sounds effect, play one by one and choose a favorite one.

You’re done!

After changing the Airdrop sound, you will hear a fresh tone while you received a file, photos, Music on third-party apps via AirDrop If you don’t like Airdrop Sound. Then you can do mute.

Method to Mute AirDrop Sound on iOS Device

Open Airdrop sound settings and then under Alert Tons tap on None option.

If you ever won’t hear Airdrop or other Alerts on iPhone. First of all, you must check out under the Sound (Sound & Haptics) settings that the Alert tone not Marked on None. Above given the same steps you can also be applied to change Alert tone for iPhone reminder alerts, Calendar alerts, Facebook Post, Tweet, Sent Mail, iPhone Text Tone, New Mail, Sent Mail, New Voicemail, etc.

Share your reply in the comments and write us if any issues or require further assistance about changing the Airdrop Sound effect on iPhone. Do you find settings to change the AirDrop sound on Mac? Please share it.

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1 thought on “How to Change AirDrop Sound effect on iPhone, iPad (iOS 14 & Older)”

  1. When I go to Settings and then Sounds and Haptics I don’t have an option to change my Airdrop sound. My software update is 16.3.1 and I cannot seem to find the problem.


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