How to Use AirDrop in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

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Being an iPhone/iPod/iPad user, you always find some new and advance features of iOS for your machine to get help you with walk of latest technologies

You’ll get always the latest software updates for your device is always available. Here is another reason to love of Apple’s products. AirDrop is quite easy to use and secure .With the latest ecosystem of iOS, it doesn’t change the quality of image and videos. This AirDrop file sharing feature has a separate section in Settings app. The process of using AirDrop in iOS is pretty much easier. It will guide you how to use AirDrop in iOS 11 on your iPhone/iPad.

If you are using the newest iOS ecosystem, you can configure it to receive files from your contacts only or everyone. And if you no longer want to receive files from anyone, you have the option to completely turn it off to prevent anyone from sharing files with you.

Before we provide the guidelines, you put your device in your hands which help you feel ease to follow the steps.

Here, these steps will guide you

How to Receive Files Only from Your Contacts via AirDrop

Step #1. Open Settings app on iOS device → Tap on General.

Step #2. Next, you need to tap on AirDrop.

Step #3. Now, select Contacts Only

Now where is AirDrop in iOS 11 Control Center?

Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access Control Center → touch and hold the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/Airplane Mode/Mobile Data button.

Tap on AirDrop button and select Contacts Only

How to Allow Everyone to Share Files with You via AirDrop

Step #1. Launch Settings app → General.

Step #2. Tap on AirDrop.

Step #3. Next, select everyone.

Access AirDrop from Control Center in iOS 11

Alternately, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to bring up Control Center → touch and hold the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/Airplane Mode/Mobile Data button.

Tap on AirDrop button and select Everyone

How to Share Files Using AirDrop on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Head over to the item you want to share with your friend

Step #2. Tap on the Share button.

Step #3. Next up, wait for a few seconds and let your friend’s device be discovered. Then, tap on the device name. (which will show up right above the share sheet.)

How to Turn off AirDrop iOS 11 to Stop Receiving Files from Anyone

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device → Tap on General.

 Step #2. Tap on AirDrop

Step #3. Next, you need to select Receiving Off.

Alternately, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access Control Center → touch and hold the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/Airplane Mode/Mobile Data button.

Tap on AirDrop button and select Receiving Off.

Anas Dilshad is a Digital Marketing Expert and works with iOSAppers. I love to share everything related to iOS and Mac. Feel free to ask any query about iOS and Mac at my Twitter Profile @anasdilshad1