iPhone air drop not working

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by stuey12345, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. stuey12345 macrumors member

    Aug 22, 2013
    is anyone else having problems with airdrop? I cannot get it to work. will not show people to share with. yes both of us our on ios 7 beta 6
  2. Smwdesigns macrumors member

    Jul 18, 2013
    Did you turn airdrop on 'contacts only' or 'everyone'? Are you both connected to the same wifi network?
  3. lunaoso macrumors 65816


    Sep 22, 2012
    Boston, MA
    You don't need to be on the same wifi network, so scratch that. But check that setting and make sure its set to everyone.
  4. stuey12345 thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 22, 2013
    yes both iphone 5's set to ev eryone on same wifi network, neither one will find each other to airdrop too
  5. Merkie macrumors 68020

    Oct 23, 2008
    I thought that AirDrop's killer feature was that it doesn't require you to be on a WiFi network. But I too have a hard time finding other iPhones. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.

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