How to Enable AirDrop on Unsupported Older iOS Devices

Want to enable AirDrop on your iDevice to share photos etc with other iOS devices but your device is unsupported? No worries as you can now enable AirDrop on iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPad 3, iPad 2 and iPad, thanks to cydia tweak named AirDrop Enabler for iOS 7.0+. AirDrop is a very nice feature which allow iDevice owners to share photos, useful sites, locations, notes, contacts and videos with your friends or family or cousins who also own iOS running device like iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with ease.

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But the problem is that officially AirDrop availability is limited to iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPad 4 and iPad Air and iPad Mini only. So it means that users who own iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and older and iPad 3 or older can’t avail this amazing feature called AirDrop. That’s not good. But that’s where jailbreaking become useful. There is a cydia tweak named AirDrop Enabler for iOS 7.0+ which allow users to enable airdrop on unsupported older iOS devices like iPhone 4S and older very easily. That’s very useful cydia tweak, isn’t it?

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How to Enable AirDrop on Unsupported Older iOS Devices

We suppose that you have already jailbroken your Airdrop unsupported iPhone or iPad running on iOS 7. Are we right? If yes, then you can proceed with steps below or else you need to first jailbreak your iPhone or iPad running on iOS 7 using evasion7 jailbreak tool. Once jailbreaking is done, go through few simple steps below to enable the airdrop on unsupported iDevices:

  • First of all launch cydia on your jailbroken iPhone or iPad.
  • Add this repo –> http://cydia.xsellize.com to cydia and refresh it.
  • Now tap on search tab and search for “airdrop enabler for iOS 7.0+”.
  • Install this cydia tweak.
  • Respring or reboot your airdrop unsupported iPhone or iPad.

That’s it, you are done. Now you are free to share photos or videos with your friend using the airdrop feature.

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