iOS 7 is out, and it has AirDrop. I'd like to be able to AirDrop files between my Mac and my iPhone, but it seems that iOS devices don't show up on the Mac AirDrop console.

Is it possible to use AirDrop to transfer files between a Mac and an iOS7 device? Is there, say, a file-manager app I can install that makes it possible?


Not Yet, I have tested it and TechHive confirms. Though Mavericks may bring this functionality (complete speculation obviously).

  • Do you happen to have a source for either of those claims? – nneonneo Sep 21 '13 at 15:10
  • The first is from experience. I've tried it and it doesn't work. If you think techhive.com is authoritative they also confirm techhive.com/article/2048903/… – Steve Moser Sep 21 '13 at 15:12
  • @nneonneo The second is speculation with the key word being 'may'. – Steve Moser Sep 21 '13 at 15:13
  • @SteveMoser I would suggest you expand your answer with those facts. – zigg Sep 21 '13 at 16:05
  • Thanks, I guess that's it then. Here's to hoping the feature does make it in to 10.9. – nneonneo Sep 22 '13 at 7:19

With iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 Yosemite, you can share files over AirDrop between Mac and iOS.

Image source: http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/02/finally-airdrop-works-between-ios-and-mac/

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