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How to get airdrop (file sharing) on older macbooks

Get AirDrop (File Sharing) on Older Macbooks

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Open Spotlight  -click on magnifying glass top right of your desktop.

Open Spotlight -click on magnifying glass top right of your desktop.

Type Terminal     -click Terminal to launch it.

Type Terminal -click Terminal to launch it.

Type in this command exactly the way you see it:       defaults write com.apple.NetworkBrowser BrowseAllInterfaces 1     Hit Enter/Return key. Quit Terminal

Type in this command exactly the way you see it: defaults write com.apple.NetworkBrowser BrowseAllInterfaces 1 Hit Enter/Return key. Quit Terminal

Holding the Option key   - right click on Finder Icon in your dock  - click Relaunch

Holding the Option key - right click on Finder Icon in your dock - click Relaunch

Open Finder   -Airdrop should now be visible on your sidebar  -to undo, open Terminal end command with a "0" instead of a "1" and relaunch finder.

Open Finder -Airdrop should now be visible on your sidebar -to undo, open Terminal end command with a "0" instead of a "1" and relaunch finder.

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