AirDrop is one of the most beloved features of the Apple ecosystem. You can use it to share original quality photos and videos from your iPhone or iPad to your Mac and vice versa. I love how fast, safe and efficient it is. It also keeps your edit history and metadata intact so you never lose information about shared media.
However, if you use AirDrop, you’ll need to tweak some settings to maintain photo and video resolution. Understand what’s involved.
How to send photos and videos in their original quality via AirDrop On iPhone
- Start Photo App.
- Find the photo or video you want to share.
- Tap the photo Share icon It’s at the bottom of the screen.
If you want to share multiple photos / videos, tap select Select the photo in the upper right and tap share icon..
- Then tap option..
- Switch on All photo data, If you haven’t already, tap the end..
- On the shared sheet, AirDrop Select the destination device.
How to maintain video resolution when sharing video via AirDrop on iPhone
In addition to the above methods, if you want to send the video in the original resolution via AirDrop, there is another setting to tweak.
- Move to Configuration → Photo Scroll to the bottom.
- under Transfer to Mac and PC, select Please keep the original.
Well, that’s all you need to know to send photos and videos via AirDrop without compromising quality.
When sending from Mac to iPhone or iPad, the quality is maintained by default and you don’t need to adjust any settings. Here are some questions to answer your question.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, you can use AirDrop to transfer full resolution photos from your iPhone, iPad or Mac.To do this, tap option Switch on with shared sheet All photo data.
Yes, AirDrop can reduce quality slightly, especially if the recipient’s device is an older model. To avoid this Configuration → Photo Select on iPhone Please keep the original.
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