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Question: Mac Airdrop Settings Missing

Can't make Airdrop work on my iMac (27", late 2010). The settings menu to be displayed at the bottom of the window is missing. Tried to restart Wifi and Bluetooth several times, the machine has been restarted, nothng helps. What could be wrong, how to display the Airdrop settings?

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Nov 20, 2017 7:03 PM in response to pixycz In response to pixycz

Hello, pixycz.

Welcome to Apple Support Communities.

It's my understanding that you're missing some Airdrop settings at the bottom of the window. I may be able to help with this. What devices are you trying to use AirDrop with? Check out this article: Use AirDrop to send content from your Mac

AirDrop system requirements

To send items to an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, or to receive items from those devices, you need a 2012 or later Mac model with OS X Yosemite or later, excluding the Mac Pro (Mid 2012).

To send items to another Mac, you need:

  • MacBook Pro (Late 2008) or later, excluding the MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2008)
  • MacBook Air (Late 2010) or later
  • MacBook (Late 2008) or later, excluding the white MacBook (Late 2008)
  • iMac (Early 2009) or later
  • Mac Mini (Mid 2010) or later
  • Mac Pro (Early 2009 with AirPort Extreme card, or Mid 2010)

Learn how to identify your model of MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, Mac mini, or Mac Pro.

Let me know if this helps.
Thank you for using Apple Support Communities.

Nov 20, 2017 7:03 PM

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