Terminal 101: Enable AirDrop on an Older Mac



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Reano De Vitto

In my case, the older Mac is able to see the newer ones but the newer ones cannot see the old.

I am using a Macbook Pro Santa Rosa (pre-unibody, late 2007) and two Macbook Air Airdrop enabled.

Additional tips will be greatly appreciated.


Greg Sherman

This is a great tip. I can now transfer files easily from my older Mac Pro to my new Macbook Pro and Mac Mini. The only hiccup was that at first I didn't realize that I had to make the terminal changes on the newer Macs as well. Once I did this (with a restart), It works perfectly! Thanks for the tip.

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