AirDroop is one of the finest and easiest ways to transfer files between devices across the Apple ecosystem. But sometimes these fine pieces of software malfunction, which creates hassle and worries. AirDrop not working is one of the biggest issues that Apple users face every now and then. Sometimes it also happens that AirDrop is working with all other devices but not a particular one. To fix these potential issues here are the best 3 ways to fix AirDrop transfer failure on iPhone.
Turn off and on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
From the heading of the solution, you might have known what to do. But for this, we advise you to do it via settings and not by iOS Control Center. Turn both the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth off and then turn them back on once again. Try this and see if AirDrops works for you.
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Restart Apple Device
An evergreen solution for all electronics. Try restarting both the device, the receiver and the sender. This will give the UI a fresh start eliminating all the temporary bugs and glitches. Consider the below image on how to force restart your iPhone.
Press the key simultaneously for 2 seconds to find the “Slide to Power Off” option. Slide the bar and let the iPhone completely shut down. Restart the device by holding the power button for 3-5 seconds. Once the device is on, try using AirDrop again.
Reset network Setting
You can also try resetting the network settings, it will eliminate any network bug and bring the network settings to square one. To do so follow these steps.
Step 1 – Open Settings and head to General.
Step 2 – Scroll to the bottom to find the transfer and reset option and press Reset, and then press Reset Network Settings.
Do check that all the AirDrop essential settings are turned on, like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, check AirDrop visibility, the other device must have device compatibility. Also, make sure that the personal hotspot is turned off. These steps should surely fix AirDrop transfer failure on iPhone problem.
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