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Hello.

My OS X is connected to my Ethernet cable. My iPhone is using WiFi. However, AirDrop doesn't seem to detect my iPhone. I have no Bluetooth Adapter, so I thought that being on the same network would allow the iPhone and the OS X to work together to make AirDrop available.

Why's that happening? Does anyone have a solution?

Thanks.
 
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Continuity doesn't seem to work as well. This is my SMBIOS:

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It's a new model, so it should be ok, however I don't see the checkbox that allows it in the general preferences. It should be here:

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the same as here

there is no tick box on general preference for handoff but conectivity work as well

also i can't find airdrop section

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any one have solution ?
 
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Hello.

My OS X is connected to my Ethernet cable. My iPhone is using WiFi. However, AirDrop doesn't seem to detect my iPhone. I have no Bluetooth Adapter, so I thought that being on the same network would allow the iPhone and the OS X to work together to make AirDrop available.

Why's that happening? Does anyone have a solution?

Thanks.

AirDrop is wifi based. you have to have it turned on.
 

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Hello.

My OS X is connected to my Ethernet cable. My iPhone is using WiFi. However, AirDrop doesn't seem to detect my iPhone. I have no Bluetooth Adapter, so I thought that being on the same network would allow the iPhone and the OS X to work together to make AirDrop available.

Why's that happening? Does anyone have a solution?

Here's a solution :

Enable Airdrop via Ethernet - http://mac.tutsplus.com/tutorials/networking/how-to-enable-airdrop-on-ethernet-connected-and-unsupported-macs/

In Terminal:
Code:
defaults write com.apple.NetworkBrowser BrowseAllInterfaces 1
and Restart

Good Luck
 
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I can't get it to work either. I'm on the same WiFi network and everything. It works between my iPhone 6 and iPad Air, but not my Hackintosh.

The he only reason I can reason why it's not working is due to an incompatible WiFi card. I'll be able to know for sure when I get the OEM one I ordered online.
 
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but you need to have Bluetooth AND wifi to be on at the same time, I have transferred images from hackintosh and iPhone 5 and visa versa.
 
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No. It's wifi only. As my hack currently has no bt and I can airdrop, I can confirm this.
 
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