Enable/Disable AirDrop - Apple® iPhone® 5
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Enable/Disable AirDrop - Apple® iPhone® 5

Note The Control Center is only available on iPhone models that have software version iOS 7 or later. To determine Device Software Version, refer to View Software Version.

Note Enabling AirDrop automatically enables Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

  1. From the Home screen, select and hold the control center (bottom of the screen).
    Select and hold the bottom of the screen
  2. Swipe the control center up, towards the top of the screen.
    Swipe up to top of screen
  3. Select AirDrop.
  4. Select the AirDrop setting:
    Note For assistance with adding a contact, refer to Manage Contacts.
    AirDrop disabled
    Contacts Only
    AirDrop is discoverable only by people in contacts
    AirDrop is discoverable by everyone
    Airdrop setting
Last Modified: September 17, 2013
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