AirDrop in iOS 7 & 10.8.5

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Pndrgnsvc, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. Pndrgnsvc macrumors 6502

    Pndrgnsvc

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    #1
    On both my iMac/10.8.5 and iPhone 5/7.0, I have AirDrop enabled.

    Yet, neither device recognizes the other via AirDrop. Is this because they are different OSs or is this a consequence of Operator Error?
     
  2. chrfr macrumors 603

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    Airdrop doesn't work between OS X and iOS.
     
  3. Pndrgnsvc thread starter macrumors 6502

    Pndrgnsvc

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    Thanks for the prompt, clear, and concise reply.

    Indeed, that answers that, even if I had hoped I could mix & mingle AirDrop amongst OSs.
     
  4. kfergiez macrumors 6502

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    I'm curious if they'll add this feature. It would certainly be VERY useful for transferring files.
     
  5. chrfr macrumors 603

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    It would be useful but also confusing for users due to the limitations of what you can do with files in iOS. I'd like to see the ability added, regardless.
     

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