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I'm trying to send a file from Android to Macbook via bluetooth. I pair them successfully and when I'm sending a file from Android, it just ends up saying "file not sent". In the Macbook does happen nothing at that time, no pop up window or something.

That's it.

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In System Preferences > Sharing > Bluetooth Sharing, ensure that Folder for accepted items is set to something. If it isn't set, incoming file transfers are rejected automatically.

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    Any other things I should check? Bluetooth and Bluetooth sharing are on, 'when receiving' is 'ask', accepted items folder is set and Android phone paired but still file is still rejected.
    – cpcallen
    Jun 5 '16 at 23:46
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    Also Bluetooth sharing can get turned off somehow. I checked mine and it was off even though it was on yesterday.
    – jcollum
    Aug 8 '17 at 4:59
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After updating to macOS Monterey v 12.1 I also had this problem.

For me, I needed to turn OFF Bluetooth Sharing, turn down System Preferences and then turn ON Bluetooth Sharing again and it did work.

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