How to Turn on Airdrop on iPhone 11

Alicia Santos

iPhone, Tutorials

Airdrop is a convenient feature on iPhone 11 that allows you to quickly share files, photos, and more with other Apple devices. If you’re new to iPhone 11 or simply haven’t used Airdrop before, this tutorial will guide you through the process of turning on Airdrop on your device.

Step 1: Access Control Center

To turn on Airdrop, start by accessing the Control Center. Simply swipe down from the top right corner of your iPhone 11 screen. You can also access the Control Center by swiping up from the bottom of the screen if you are using an older iOS version.

Step 2: Enable Airdrop

Once you’re in the Control Center, locate the connectivity options box. This is where you can enable or disable various features such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Airdrop.

To enable Airdrop, tap on the connectivity options box. This will expand it and reveal additional settings.

Note: Make sure that both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are enabled for Airdrop to work properly.

Option 1: Everyone

If you want to make your device discoverable by anyone nearby with an Apple device, choose the “Everyone” option in the Airdrop menu. This is useful when sharing files with strangers or in public places.

  • Step 3: In the expanded connectivity options box, tap on “Airdrop”.
  • Step 4: From the Airdrop menu, select “Everyone”.

Option 2: Contacts Only

If you prefer to limit Airdrop access to people in your contacts, you can select the “Contacts Only” option.

  • Step 4: From the Airdrop menu, select “Contacts Only”.
  • Option 3: Receiving Off

    If you want to disable Airdrop completely and prevent others from sending files to you, choose the “Receiving Off” option. This can be useful in situations where you want to ensure your privacy or save battery life.

  • Step 4: From the Airdrop menu, select “Receiving Off”.
  • In Conclusion

    Airdrop is a handy feature that allows you to quickly share files with other Apple devices. By following these simple steps, you can easily turn on Airdrop on your iPhone 11 and choose who can discover and send files to your device. Whether you opt for the “Everyone,” “Contacts Only,” or “Receiving Off” option, it’s important to remember that enabling Airdrop also requires Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to be turned on.

    Note: The steps mentioned in this tutorial are specifically for iPhone 11 running iOS 14. The process may vary slightly for other iPhone models or iOS versions.

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