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Mac9346 11-01-2013 07:58 PM

Connect MBP to ipad air
Hi I have just bought the ipad air. I wish to connect my MBP to this ipad in order to ba able to send files when needed.

Can i make this through air drop? If yes how? And if no how can I send files in another way?

Thanking you in advance.

chscag 11-01-2013 08:09 PM

It should work like this:

Just turn on AirDrop on both devices. You should then be able to "see" you new iPad Air from your Mac. Drag and drop whatever files you wish to send to the iPad on the AirDrop icon on your Mac. Your iPad Air will then ask permission to receive them. Of course make sure you're only sending those files that you can actually utilize on the iPad. ;)

Mac9346 11-02-2013 03:15 AM


Thanks for your reply.

The problem is that I have got airdrop switched on both devices and cannot see the ipad on my mbp.

I found out that some are saying that this feature is not available to connect ipad tp mbp. not understanding why. Even i tried to use blutooth to send a mp file on ipad from my mbc. It says the device does not have the neccessary services.

Can you help please

chscag 11-02-2013 08:13 PM

Looks like I gave you some wrong information. I had read that it would be supported, however, according to Apple, Air Drop between iOS and OS X is not supported yet.

See the following Apple Discussions Thread: LINK

bobtomay 11-02-2013 10:31 PM

Might try an app called Air Doc

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