How to activate the AirDrop function in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

The main novelty offered by the eleventh version of iOS 11, we find in aesthetics, although according to which sections it shows more or less. The control center has been one of the elements where the redesign is most noticeable, since it does not resemble the previous versions at all. With iOS 11, not only does the aesthetic change completely, but we can also customize the number of elements that appear. By default, the same options that we could see in previous versions appear, except the AirDrop function, that fantastic function that It allows us to send files from the Mac to the iPhone or iPad and vice versa or from the iPhone or iPad to another iPhone or iPad quickly.

If you usually use this function, here is how you can activate both from the control center as from the iOS settings.

Activate AirDrop from the Control Center

  • First we must access the Control Center sliding your finger from the bottom up of the screen.
  • Next we will see several tables where the different options offered are grouped together. We must click on in the center of the box and hold down where is the Wi-Fi connection, Bluetooth … to show a larger box where you can find all the connection options it offers.
  • Now we just have to go to the AirDrop function and press it. In the next window that is displayed we must select whether we want to activate the function for all or only for those contacts that are registered in our agenda.

Activate AirDrop from iOS 11 settings

  • We headed up Settings.
  • In Settings click on General> AirDrop and select with whom we want to use this function, with all the users that surround us or only with the users that are registered in our contacts agenda.

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