Where do AirDrop files go? Here is how to find them on iOS and Mac

AirDrop allows iOS and Mac users to share documents, files, images, etc. with other iOS and Mac users that are nearby. If you just got an Apple product, let’s say an iPhone, and started using this feature, you are probably wondering where do AirDrop files go. You won’t have to wonder any longer, we are going to show you how to find these files on iOS and Mac.

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Where do AirDrop files go – iOS devices

Photos are stored in one place, and other types of files are stored in other places. If you just received a photo, you will find it in the Photos app.

When it comes to other types of files, such as PDF files, or text files, when your receive a file, you will have to choose an app that will be used to open the file. Once you do that, the file you have received will be copied to that app so that you can open it later.

Where do AirDrop files go – Mac

When you receive AirDrop files to your Mac, all of the files no matter the type will be stored in the same place, and that’s the Downloads folder. So, whether you got a photo, a video, PDF, or text file, you will be able to find them in the Downloads folder.


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