AirDrop doesn't connect between my iPhone and mac

Gatteau

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
May 23, 2009
611
3
Italy
When I open my AirDrop in my Finder I don't see any options to change my settings to be visible to everyone like in the iPhone. I just can't get it to work at all, and yes, my MacBook does support it.

This is how my AirDrop folder looks:


Under 'AirDrop lets you share instantly with people nearby...' there should be other options to set my visibility, but it's not there. Is there something I'm doing wrong?
 

keysofanxiety

macrumors G3
Nov 23, 2011
9,537
25,262
OS X fully up-to-date? 10.11.5? iOS fully up-to-date?

Does the issue persist after restarting OS X with 'reopen windows when logging back in' unticked? Could try a PRAM reset too?
 

Gatteau

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
May 23, 2009
611
3
Italy
OS X fully up-to-date? 10.11.5? iOS fully up-to-date?

Does the issue persist after restarting OS X with 'reopen windows when logging back in' unticked? Could try a PRAM reset too?
OS X fully up-to-date, yes, 10.11.5. iOS is on 9.3.

I didn't try that.
 

nightlong

macrumors 6502a
Jun 16, 2012
825
149
Australia
AirDrop on my MBPr stopped working after the OSX update before the last one. It can't see any of my iPads or phone. And yes, I have everything set correctly. I used to use it daily to get writing from iPads to MacBook.
 

ososX

macrumors newbie
May 30, 2015
14
1
AirDrop is crap, or in short AirCrap ... it never works when you need it !!! The only way to try and correct an AirCrap problem is to reboot both devices and, if possible, the router.
 
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