Part 1: What you Need Before Share Files Between Macs and iPhone/iPad

Thanks for any suggestions! DropCopy allows the simplest drag and drop file transfer among macs on the same network — its the first utility I install on every machine.

Before you Start

One of the most used way is still the old good USB key… No setup to do, just plug and play…. FTP , Email and cloud methods to transfer large files is like fitting a square peg in a round hole. You can transfer large files with Binfer quite easily. It is definietly much safer option that FTP. Those three ways are really easy. There are better ways…unfortunately they are not that easy.

6 ways to transfer files from your Mac to your iOS device

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How to Share Files with AirDrop on iPhone or iPad

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Eric Woehler says:. Doug B says:. September 10, at am. Aberto I says:. Bv7 says:. September 9, at pm. Once the recipient accepts the transfer, the process will complete automatically with no further input required. As long as the recipient has AirDrop enabled, little work is required on the part of the person receiving a file. If you accept the file, iOS places it in the right app for you. While both get the job done, one might make more sense than the other depending on the situation.

To send a file to one of those users, drag the file onto their icon and iOS will initiate the transfer once they accept it.

How to Instantly Share Files with AirDrop on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

This option may make the most sense when you have a file open and want to share it with someone immediately. Select the one you want, and once they accept the file, your Mac will transfer the file.

Receiving files on the Mac is as easy as can be. When you accept the transfer, your Mac will download the file and save it to your Downloads folder.

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