Steps to AirDrop from your iPhone to Mac

Steps to AirDrop from your iPhone to Mac

AirDrop serves as a great tool for macOS and iOS. AirDrop was among the major additions to iOS 7 and it has become the number one tool for transferring files from an iPhone or iPad to a Mac. Learning to use AirDrop to send your files among Mac and iOS devices is one of the smartest things to do. However, the process may not be obvious to many folks. Don’t worry because we are here to help.

In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to AirDrop from your iPhone or iPad to a Mac. Before we begin, make sure that you are now running modern versions of iOS and macOS. If not, update your device first.

Steps to AirDrop from your iPhone or iPad to a Mac

Note that you can AirDrop files to your Mac from any app that includes sharing menu on your iPhone or iPad. In this post, we are going to use AirDrop to send files from an iPhone to a Mac via the Photos app.

Step one: First off, launch the Photos app from your home screen and then select all the photos you wish to AirDrop. After that, hit the Sharing icon to proceed

Step two: Next up, head back to your Mac and open a Finder window. After that, select AirDrop from left column and move to the next step

Step three: On your Mac, head to the bottom of the AirDrop panel and click the arrow down button next to Allow me to be discovered by (Make sure that you keep the Finder window active)

Step four: From the Sharing sheet that appears on your iPhone, you simply need to tap on AirDrop button at the top

Step five: Wait for a few minutes until you see your Mac icon in the Sharing sheet. Tap on it to start sending your files to your Mac

Step six: Once the process is completed, you can view your files in the users Downloads folder on your Mac.

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