Q: I updated my iPhone to iOS 7 but I don’t have AirDrop in Control Center, how do I fix it?
A: You can share content such as photos and videos using AirDrop on iOS 7. The AirDrop option is located in Control Center. To open Control Center, simply swipe up from the bottom of your screen:
If your iOS (iPhone, iPad or iPod touch) device does not have the AirDrop option, please note that:
- AirDrop is only available on iPhone 5 or later (e.g. iPhone 5S and 5C), iPad fourth generation and newer, iPad mini and iPod Touch fifth generation and newer. This means that, for instance, if you own an iPhone 4S, or iPad 2, then your device(s) will not have AirDrop.
- AirDrop supports only iOS 7 devices. This means that if your device is running iOS 6, then your device will not have it.
- If you are using a compatible (such as iPhone 5) device that is running iOS 7 and still missing AirDrop, it is likely that access to AirDrop is restricted. Simply tap Settings > General > Restrictions > enter your passcode > and Allow AirDrop. Now you should find AirDrop in the Control Center.
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