How to send a photo from your iPad via AirDrop?

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When you're using AirDrop between iPhones and iPads, you can AirDrop photos, videos, contacts, Passbook passes, Voice Memos, Map locations, and any and everything else that appears on a Share sheet. Sending a photo from your iPad via AirDrop is easy. Following is the step by step process to send a photo from your iPad via AirDrop

  1. Open iPhoto on your device. Macs allow you to share your iPad pictures via the AirDrop feature. AirDrop, which was introduced in - Mac OS X Lion and iOS 7, enables you to easily transfer files among Macs and iOS devices, without using mail or another storage device.
  2. Note that AirDrop works only with Mac computers.
  3. Access the Control Center. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen. This will open up the Control Center.
  4. Tap AirDrop. This will turn on AirDrop.
  5. Choose between options. You will be offered three options, as follows:
    - Choosing “Off” turns off AirDrop.
    - Choosing “Contacts Only” will let only contacts see your device.
    - Choosing “Everyone” will let all nearby iOS devices, which also use AirDrop, see your device.
  6. Turn on AirDrop on the receiving Mac computer. This will ready the other device to receive your pictures via AirDrop.
    - Go to the menu bar in the Finder.
    - Choose Go.
    - Choose AirDrop. This will open an AirDrop window.
    - Turn on Bluetooth or Wi-Fi to enable AirDrop transfer.
  7. Turn on AirDrop on the receiving iPhone or iPad.
    - Swipe up from the bottom of the screen. This will launch Control Center.
    - Ensure that both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are turned on.
    - Tap AirDrop to start the transfer process.
  8. Tap a photo, album, slideshow, journal or event. This will mark the files that you wish to share with the recipient.
  9. Tap the upload icon. This is the one that looks like a file with an arrow pointing upward.
  10. Share via AirDrop. Tap the recipient’s name or their device’s name.
  11. On the receiving device, tap Accept. This will automatically AirDrop your pictures to the receiving device.
Note : 
  • Sharing via AirDrop allows you to send your pictures in full resolution.
  • AirDrop is available on iPad (4th Generation) and on the iPad mini. Also, it requires an iCloud account.

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