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Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by nawm, Jan 21, 2015.

  1. nawm

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    I have a ipad MC774NF/A
    There is a knob with 'bleutooth' but that does not work. I can not send or recive pictures. Why??


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    Welcome to iPF, nawm!

    Bluetooth on an iDevice is not designed to send and receive pictures. It's able to connect to accessories such as headphones or keyboards.

    If you want to send/receive images using the Bluetooth feature, you'll have to look for an app that will do this. There are a few in the App Store.
    It's also possible to share photos via AirDrop: http://support.apple.com/en-eg/HT204144
    This only works between Apple devices.
     
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    I were very helpfull. Now I finily understand why it does not work. Thank You


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    You're welcome.
     
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    JA, while this was true when you wrote it in 2012, I believe it is now possible to Air Drop photos using just Bluetooth, no wifi needed. Progress!
     
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    I've posted the link to AirDrop in my first reply. If you read my post, you have found it. This is the latest information.
     
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    JA, that site says this. "You also need to turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. If you want to share with your contacts, sign in to your iCloud account."

    I believe, and have done, Airdrop with no wifi just Bluetooth. As with mirroring to Apple TV with the newest models.
     
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    I believe that if WiFi is turned off, AirDrop will not work. Bluetooth is used to establish a peer to peer WiFi network and most of the info is sent via WiFi, not bluetooth.
     
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    When you mirror your iPad to your Apple TV (mine is the 3rd generation), you don't need Bluetooth.
     
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    JA, Assume you mean don't need wifi. I had thought that also applied to Airdrop but I'm wrong. Still I think I "did it.", sort of at a location with a captive network. I was logged in, other person had not logged in but might have been connected to the wifi and that allowed the Air Drop even though without logging in, that person could not access the Internet. Will test that out next chance I get.
     

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