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How to AirDrop files from your iPhone or iPad to your Mac

<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href='http://www.imore.com/how-airdrop-files-your-iphone-or-ipad-your-mac' title="How to AirDrop files from your iPhone or iPad to your Mac"><img src='http://www.imore.com/sites/imore.com/files/styles/large_wm_brw/public/field/image/2014/11/airdrop_share_sheet_iphone_6_hero.jpg?itok=vnwA_lW_' />[/url]</p> <p>If you have an iPhone or iPad running <a href="http://www.imore.com/ios-8" title="iOS 8 news, rumors, speculation">iOS 8[/url] or higher and a Mac running OS X Yosemite, you can share files between them instantly with <a href="http://www.imore.com/airdrop" title="AirDrop settings, setup, problems, help, and how-to">AirDrop[/url]. This is especially useful if the files are large and can't be sent via email or other means. Not only is AirDrop typically faster, it's super simple to use!</p> <!--break--> <p>Before following the steps below, you'll need to make sure AirDrop is enabled on your devices. In order to do so on your Mac, just open a <strong>Finder window</strong> and choose <strong>AirDrop</strong> in the side navigation. You can then change who can see your Mac at the bottom of that window. As for your iPhone or iPad, you can follow these instructions to enable or disable AirDrop.</p> <p><a href='http://www.imore.com/how-airdrop-files-your-iphone-or-ipad-your-mac' title="How to AirDrop files from your iPhone or iPad to your Mac"><img src='http://www.imore.com/sites/imore.com/files/styles/large/public/field/image/2014/11/airdrop_mac_from_iphone_howto_3.jpg?itok=klpRqfyj' />[/url]</p> <h2>How to send files with AirDrop from your iPhone or iPad to your Mac</h2> <ol><li>Find the file you'd like to send with AirDrop — this includes photos, videos, contacts, Passbook passes, Voice Memos, Map locations, and more. Basically anything on the share sheet. </li> <li>Tap on the <strong>share button</strong>. </li> <li>In the AirDrop section, you should see your Mac's name and icon. Tap on it. </li> <li>AirDrop should instantly transfer the file. </li> <li>To view the view the file on your Mac, open your <strong>Downloads folder</strong>. </li> </ol><p><a href='http://www.imore.com/how-airdrop-files-your-iphone-or-ipad-your-mac' title="How to AirDrop files from your iPhone or iPad to your Mac"><img src='http://www.imore.com/sites/imore.com/files/styles/large/public/field/image/2014/11/airdrop_mac_from_iphone_howto_1.jpg?itok=kWTjCoEm' />[/url]<a href='http://www.imore.com/how-airdrop-files-your-iphone-or-ipad-your-mac' title="How to AirDrop files from your iPhone or iPad to your Mac"><img src='http://www.imore.com/sites/imore.com/files/styles/large/public/field/image/2014/11/airdrop_mac_from_iphone_howto_2.jpg?itok=4-ruGEnd' />[/url]</p> <p>You can send AirDrop files to other people too, not just your own devices. You'll just need to tell them to make sure AirDrop is enabled before you'll be able to see them show up as an option to send to. So give it a try and let me know how AirDrop has been working for you!</p> <p>See also:</p> <ul><li>At the core: AirDrop explained</li> </ul></div></div></div><div id="comment-wrapper-nid-28098"></div><img width='1' height='1' src='http://tipb.com.feedsportal.com/c/33998/f/616881/s/40151d7b/sc/5/mf.gif' border='0'/><br clear='all'/>

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