Besides AirDrop, How to Share Data between iDevices on iOS 12/11/10/9/8/7?

What to find something more efficient than AirDrop? Why not try dr.fone – Switch which can transfer anything between iPhone/iPad/iPod on iOS 12/11/10/9/8/7/6/5 with just 1-click? However, if your Airdrop not working, please fix it first.

What’s AirDrop capable of?

AirDrop used to be in Mac OS X for data transferring. But now, it is also available on iDevices like iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPad Pro, iPad Air or iPad mini 4 and so on. AirDrop, for some extents, does let its users can transfer data like videos, photos, documents more convenient, and it can work wirelessly. Things that shared on Twitter, Facebook and iMessages can also be shared through AirDrop. What’s more, it allows people to store videos to their iDevice and send files to other apps.


What AirDrop can not do?

Looks like the AirDrop is the perfect tool for iDevices users, but it is not true. It only allows file share between those devices running on iOS 7. You can not use it transfers data from an old version iPhone to a new generation one, neither can you use it to share file between iDevices and Android devices.

What AirDrop alternative to share file between iDevices running iOS 9/8

I will introduce one tool that can do what the AirDrop can not. The dr.fone – Pone Manager (iOS) can be used for transferring music, photos, contacts, movies, videos, HomeVideo, audiobook, TV dramas, iTunes U, playlist and podcasts between iPhone, iPad and iPad. And the devices can run iOS 14 or below, it won’t make any troubles for the dr.fone.

What AirDrop alternative to sharing file among devices runs different platforms.

Consideration about the reality, you might have an iPhone but use Sony computer or get a Samsung phone while have an iPad. What you are going to do, if you have to share file these devices, you know it would be hard because they are running different platforms.

It is the time you need the dr.fone-Switch to help you. The dr.fone-Switch is the best AirDrop alternative software you can find in the market for data transferring between different platform. Within one click, you can move all the selected data transfer from one device to another, no matter what platforms they run.

The next part will briefly introduce you how to use the AirDrop alternative – dr.fone – Phone Transfer

Step 1. Connect your devices to your computer

After installing the AirDrop alternative – dr.fone on your computer (both Windows and Mac can do). You will get a primary window. Then you should use USB cables to connect both of your devices to the PC. The software will need sometime to detect them before displaying them on its primary window. Soon you will get on the screen side by side as Source and Destination device.

Step 2. Transfer data between devices from different platforms

The AirDrop alternative – dr.fone-Switch is fully compatible with platforms like iOS, Win Phone, Android and Symbian. So you don’t need to worry your devices can not be recognized by the software. Since you already connected your devices to the computer, you should check the list of contents in the middle of the primary window. Unmark those data you don’t need to transfer and then click “Start transfer”. The rest work is left for the dr.fone-Switch which it can finish quickly and errors free.