Tips To Fix AirDrop Not Working On iPhone 7 Plus

Mostly everyone knows that AirDrop is a feature of file-sharing that is offered in iOS 10 and newer versions. The quick transfer of files to and from Apple devices is possible through it. The best thing is that it not only helps in sharing pictures, but it also helps in sharing videos, locations, and other stuff from the iPhone to other devices. The stuff can be shared from different applications such as Safari, Contacts, and pictures.

Method 1: Restart the device

  1. Firstly, reboot the iPhone 7 Plus by doing a long press on the Power button and after that, slide it to power off.
  2. Then, after waiting for half a minute, do a long press on the Power button till the symbol of Apple gets displayed.

Method 2: Change Bluetooth and Wi-Fi settings

  1. Firstly, go to the Control Center.
  2. Then, click on the Bluetooth option for turning it off. You require to do the same for the option of Wi-Fi as well.
  3. After that, click on the option of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for turning them on for re-enable both of these services

Method 3: Reset network settings

  1. Firstly, press on Settings from Home screen.
  2. Then, click on General.
  3. After that move and click on Reset.
  4. Next, click to choose Reset Network Settings. It shall be present to you on the options that have been presented to you.
  5. If asked, put passcode of the device.
  6. Lastly, Reset Network Settings for confirming the same.

Method 4: Update iOS on iPhone 7 Plus

Look for software updates by going through below mentioned instructions.

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, click on General.
  3. After that, press on About.
  4. Next, click on Software Update.

Note that if the user has a system with newer iTunes application installed, then they need to go through the below-mentioned steps.

  1. Firstly, go to iTunes on your system.
  2. Then, you need to connect iPhone 7 Plus with the system by using a USB cable.
  3. Next, you need to wait for sometime till iTunes identify the iPhone.
  4. If required, choose Trust This Computer.
  5. Next, choose iPhone 7 Plus from a list that is presented before you.
  6. Then, press the option for backing up the iPhone to iCloud or PC.
  7. After that, press option of Update iOS on the iPhone.
  8. Next, you need to wait till iOS update installation gets over.
  9. Lastly, check AirDrop.

Ethan Grey is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Samuel has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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