How to Enable Airdrop on Old iOS Models

AirDrop is great service that allows iOS udders to transfer the files and media more securely using the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection. If you have AirDrop on your iPhone, you can easily send files to other iPhone or Mac devices without having to use other services or external memory. But with the old models not being integrated Airdrop, what can we get it? So in this post, we’ll share with you how to bring this service to the older iOS models such as iPhone 4, 4s and iPad 3 and 2. All the devices running from iOS 7 and OS X 10.7 can easily operate the AirDrop features. But the older models of iPhone and iPad are not supported this feature. So that’s the reason why we need to assist you today.

How To Enable Airdrop on Old iOS Models

First, you must know that Airdrop is a system service and you cannot manually install it on your older iOS models, as it’s not officially available on the older iPhone and iPad models. So, you will need the help of a third party source and jailbreak your iOS device. After the jailbreak, you can easily get hundreds of tweaks and their updates from the internet as well as install any third party app. All you need to do is jailbreaking your iOS device and then get the service. You can easily search on the internet on how to jailbreak the old iPhone/iPad models such as on iPad 2, iPad 3 or iPhone 4/4S. After that, you can follow the instruction below to install Airdrop on your old iPhone/iPad.

Steps to Enable Airdrop on iPad 2, iPad 3, iPhone 4s and 4

Before getting started, you should remember that this is an unofficial method and it is not supported by Apple.

  1. First, launch the Cydia Impactor app on your device and then open the Manage tab.
  2. Now tap on Sources section and add this source:
  3. Now search for a tweak, named AirDrop Enabler.
  4. Simply tap on it to install it and respring your device.
  5. Once done, you will see AirDrop appearing on your device.

Also see: How To Check Which Apps Are 32-Bit On iOS Devices

It’s the fastest method to get AirDrop on your iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, iPad 2 and iPad 3. One more thing you should keep in mind that installing AirDrop on your device will be simple if your device is running iOS 7.x version. If you haven’t updated the iOS and your device is still running on the lower iOS 7 version, you cannot install AirDrop on your iPhone 4, 4s, iPad 2 and iPad 3.

There are also other different tweaks available for you to add resources and services on your device and then install other tweaks that have the same function as AirDrop Enabler tweak on your device. Keep in mind that you will only be able to install the tweak in case you add its source. The AirDrop would appear in the Control Center of your device and if you want to use it, open up Control Center and tap on it from there.

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