Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020
Discovering a smart way to fix Airdrop missing on iPhone or iPad, then read here step by step guide to solve it. We all know that Airdrop has become an essential feature of Apple iPhone, iPad when you’re use the Control Center. You know well Airdrop is much important because using it you can share content likely photos, videos, locations, websites as well more with people nearby with Apple devices.
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Whether you feel that Airdrop icon disappear after upgrade iOS or Mac OS X, then you should check first your device is compatible to use Airdrop? Both people must have latest iOS or Mac with latest macOS Mojave (10.14) or earlier & Later if the people want to use Airdrop for content sharing the purpose. As well as the need to turn on Bluetooth and Wi-Fi both. The Even main issue is no option of control center on iPhone or iPad and or Airdrop missing on iPhone or other models. Then follow at under described other instructions and do resolve.
“Airdrop Receiving off” graded out or not accessible on finger touch from the control center (Locked on Unlocked screen). So Doesn’t use Airdrop with Another iPhone or Mac, Sometimes it’s behaviorist like missing.
[Also Fix: AirDrop Not Working in iOS 12 on iPhone, iPad, Mac]
An alternate option to fix Airdrop missing on iPhone
Without Airdrop, you lose wireless file sharing options from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and Mac device too. So, learn below guide how to fix if Airdrop missing on iPhone and iPad.
We’re sharing here. Airdrop is missing on (iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone 7/ 7 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S, iPad Air, and iPad Mini) cause many users are reporting that No Airdrop icon appears in control center when they are trying to share content using Airdrop.
Fix 1: AirDrop Grayed Out and Unable to Access or Activate on Tap
make sure that Airdrop restriction is not Turn ON if enabled then turning off and done it disabled.
in iOS 12/iOS 13 or later Airdrop Restrictions on iPhone
Open Settings App – Find and tap on Screen Time – Enter passcode if you ask – Next, tap on Content & Privacy Restrictions – Now you can see toggle next to the Content & Privacy Restrictions so turn it on/green – Tap on Allowed Apps – Turn toggle Green/On next to the AirDrop.
So now you can see AirDrop into the Control Center and into the Settings App also. ways to Turn on Airdrop on iPhone.
iOS 11 & Earlier Airdrop Restrictions on iPhone
Step 1. Open Settings app on your iPhone/iPad
Step 2. Tap General
Step 3. Now scroll down screen and tap on Restriction, enter Passcode if ask you.
Step 4. Do Toggle Turn on Airdrop, to disable Airdrop restriction.
That’s it. Hopefully, you’ll appear Airdrop in Control Center. After doing this notwithstanding you show up Airdrop, then go to follow second way.
Also, Read – How to Turn On AirDrop in iOS on iPhone/ iPad [New Method]
Best Solution if impossible to access the Control Center on iPhone or iPad
Solved – if you can’t show up or accesses Control Center on iPhone or iPad with the latest iOS, then you should reboot your iDevice once then check it again. This ideal way if Airdrop missing on iPhone or iPad.
Fix 2 – Restart or Force Reboot iPhone
Restart or Reboot device iPhone 7/ 7 Plus: Restart (Hold Sleep/ Wake button for 10 seconds)
Force Restart (Sleep/ Wake Power button + Volume down button) until seeing the apple logo.
Press and Hold Below buttons until you see the apple logo on Screen,iPhone 6 and Below: Sleep/Wake + Home button
iPhone 7/7 Plus: Pressing and holding on Volume Down button and Sleep/Wake button together till phone turn off
Watch the video to hard reboot iPhone XS Max, XS, XR, X, iPhone 8 Plus/8 Plus
Fix 3 – AirDrop not Showing in latest iOS control center: iPhone, iPad
AirDrop always in the new iOS control center, We can not customize it. Press and Hold on Square box under control center, Expandable View will see AirDrop icon. Select “Receiving Off“, “Contacts Only” and “Everyone”.
Useful: AirDrop Not Working on iPhone, iPad.
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