How To Share Files Using AirDrop On iOS 7, Here’s The Guide! [IMAGE]

Just few hours back the download links of iOS 7 final IPSW released for iPhone 5, 4s, 4, iPad, iPad mini and fifth-generation iPod touch devices. With some flashy features the latest version of iOS update teased like iTunes Radio, Multitasking, and Control Cener, all these have received a genuine attention with iOS 7. AirDrop, which I missed to say, Apple has packed a couple of unique features into Safari, AirDrop and also redesigned the App Store as well. Promising to completely change the look of your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in a better way.

List of top iOS 7 ready apps are also available now to download and update directly from the iOS App Store. Once iOS 7 installed, you can try installing Twitter, Facebook, EverNote, Foursquare, Shazam, Chome, speeedtest.net, Mailbox, Flipboard, Reeder 2, Vevo 2, Flex for App.net, Wordprtess, Camera+ FX, Vine, Apple Store and others followed by Gmail, Twitterfic, eBay, Clear, Nike+ Running, Kindle and on.

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Today, in this post we’ll talk about Airdrop on iOS 7. First introduced in OS X Lion as a feature that lets you easily share files with other Mac users on your local network. Now, AirDrop with iOS 7, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch join the file sharing fun.

What is Airdrop? Its an absolute utility that makes sharing content faster and easier than ever before on iOS by eliminating a lot of extra steps on both the sending and receiving side of sharing content. For example; you turn your iPhone over to show the captured picture or map you’re looking at, or want to send the file to your neaby friends through email, iMessage, or social media. In the past, those options are pretty useful and mandatory, but now, using AirDrop you can make it even simpler than ever before. How to? Full step-by-step guide continues right after this break!

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Remind you about AirDrop, is one of the most useful new way to share content in iOS 7, comes with the ability without any flaws.

Step 1: Using AirDrop to share or transfer files on iOS 7, requires the receiving person to activate (enable) or turn on AirDrop on iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.

Step 2: Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open Control Center. Now, tap on AirDrop.

Note: In order to receive AirDrop shares only from people who are in your device’s contact list. Jsut tap on Contacts Only. For everyone nearby, tap on Everyone. Notify that person do the same to share files.

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Step 3: Now, open such app that supports sharing via AirDrop. You can use the Photos.app as an example. Just open the Camera roll, then locate the share button (square in shape and pointing upwards arrow). The receiving person will see on top of the sharing panel if they turned on AirDrop.

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Step 4: Now, tap on the name from the list whom you want to share photos, videos and useful content, so that they’ll be getting a message asking to accept the file. Once he click the Accept button, your phone will beam the photo to their sharing. Once accept a AirDrop file from a friend your iPhone or iPad automatically switches to the appropriate app for the airdropped file.

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Impressive, isn’t it –  now you can just open your camera roll, select a picture, and choose to AirDrop it over to a friend’s iOS 7 device. All the info is encrypted and you can choose to either open your iPhone to sharing with everyone, or contacts only.

AirDrop works over Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, but decline to work with cellular network carriers. You’ll automatically create an temporary direct connection to the other person, rather not need the same WiFi connection though.

Final word to be noted that AirDrop does not work on all iOS 7 running devices, but on some compatible handsets like iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPad 4, iPad mini and fith-generation iPod touch and newer once like iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c only. Before you share files on iOS 7 using AirDrop, you’ll need a n iCloud account registered in order to use it. Airdrop’s transfers are encrypted as well.

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