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I'm using a BCM94352Z aka DW1560 on my Alienware 15 R3, Bluetooth and WiFi 2.4/5G are working but airdrop seems to be broken
I can send files from my phones (iPhone 7+ and X both on iOS 11) to Hackintosh but Hackintosh won't discover the phones.
Is this a known problem?
 

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I'm using a BCM94352Z aka DW1560 on my Alienware 15 R3, Bluetooth and WiFi 2.4/5G are working but airdrop seems to be broken
I can send files from my phones (iPhone 7+ and X both on iOS 11) to Hackintosh but Hackintosh won't discover the phones.
Is this a known problem?

No "Problem Reporting" files attached.
Read FAQ, "Problem Reporting" again. Carefully. Attach all requested files/output.
https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/faq-read-first-laptop-frequent-questions.164990/
Use the tool mentioned in the FAQ, that way it is less likely you'll omit something.
 
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Hi rehabman, I have the same issue on my ProBook 450 G4. "Problem Reporting" file is attached.

Might be related...
You have not created a custom SMBIOS (serial#, board serial#, etc).
Best to use Clover Configurator to do that then place in Clover/smbios.plist or copy to Clover/config.plist.

Or it is a BT firmware compatibility issue...
 
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Might be related...
You have not created a custom SMBIOS (serial#, board serial#, etc).
Best to use Clover Configurator to do that then place in Clover/smbios.plist or copy to Clover/config.plist.

Or it is a BT firmware compatibility issue...

it has no problem in 10.12.x . I config the smbios, but no effect.
 

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it has no problem in 10.12.x . I config the smbios, but no effect.

Quite possible a new incompatibility introduced in 10.13.x.
 

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Quite possible a new incompatibility introduced in 10.13.x.

AirDrop from my Coffee Lake desktop build to iPhone X works fine. I use an Apple BCM94360CS2 in my desktop. I am on macOS 10.13.3 (17D102).
 
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AirDrop from my Coffee Lake desktop build to iPhone X works fine. I use an Apple BCM94360CS2 in my desktop.

Of course it is compatible with Apple native BT hardware...
This thread is regarding various BT on BCM94252Z (not used by Apple).

Fitting BCM94360CS2 in a laptop is usually a challenge.
 

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Of course it is compatible with Apple native BT hardware...
This thread is regarding various BT on BCM94252Z (not used by Apple).

Fitting BCM94360CS2 in a laptop is usually a challenge.

I just tested AirDrop from my Dell Latitude 3450 (w/ DW1560) to my iPhone X. Again, worked fine with no problems. Laptop is running macOS 10.13.3 (17D102).

I think there must be a configuration problem with cdqrain's laptop.
 

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I just tested AirDrop from my Dell Latitude 3450 (w/ DW1560) to my iPhone X. Again, worked fine with no problems. Laptop is running macOS 10.13.3 (17D102).

I think there must be a configuration problem with cdqrain's laptop.

Check to see which BT controller you have. You likely have a different one... Various BCM943252Z come with different BT controllers.
 
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