AirDrop Not Working on iPhone & Mac Mojave

As you all know AirDrops are mainly used for smooth and securing file transfer. And gives the original quality of file intact. But some of them reporting that their AirDrop is not working after updating iOS 12 and Mojave. My one the friend also had the same problem and I suggest some solutions and it works after trying those tricks. So now I’m gonna share you those steps

Solution 1: Turn off/ Turn on Bluetooth and WiFi

  1. Launch Settings.
  2. Tap WiFi and then turn Turn on and turn off it.
  3. Then tap Bluetooth and then turn on and turn off it.

Solution 2: Hard Restart your iPhone

iPhone 6

  1. Press and Hold the Home button.
  2. Press and hold the Wake/Sleep button when holding the Home button.
  3. Hold both buttons until you see the Black Screen.
  4. Wait for sometimes to see Apple Logo.


iPhone 7


  1. Press and hold the Wake/Sleep(Power) button at the right of your iPhone.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Button.
  3. Wait until the Apple Logo appears.


iPhone 8 and iPhone X, XS, XS Max, XR


  • Press Volume Up button and then release it quickly.
  • Press Volume Down button and then release it quickly.
  • Finally, press and hold the Side button( Wake/Sleep button) until the Apple logo appears.


Solution 3: Sign Out and Sign iCloud

  1. Launch Settings > iTunes & App Store.
  2. Tap Apple ID > Sign Out.
  3. And Sign In back.

Solution 4: Reset Network Settings


  1. Launch Settings > General.
  2. Scroll down and click “ Reset”.
  3. Select Reset Network Settings.
  4. Enter your Password.
  5. Tap “Reset Network Settings” in the pop-up box to confirm.


Note: This action will delete all WiFi password APN & VPN settings of your iPhone.

On Mac

Solution 1: Share to Everyone

  1. Using Command + Option + R or Turn on WiFi and Bluetooth from the menu bar.
  2. Open Finder.
  3. Click AirDrop.
  4. Then select Everyone option

Solution 2: Sign Out and Sign In iCloud

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Click System Preferences > iCloud > Sign Out.
  3. Wait for few seconds and then Sign In Again.

Solution 3: Block All incoming connection

  1. Tap System Preferences.
  2. Click Security & Privacy.
  3. Click Firewall tab > tap Lock icon.
  4. Enter Administrator Password.
  5. Then tap Firewall options.
  6. Now select Block all income connections.

Solution  4: Update the Software

  1. Launch Mac App Store on Mac.
  2. Click Updates if an update is available.

Hope the above solutions will be useful for you. If you have any doubt regarding this article, please share us via comments. Thank You.

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