How to Use NameDrop to Share iPhone Contacts


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iPhone users got the feature called NameDrop introduced in iOS17 update, with this feature you can share contacts with others using your iPhone’s Bluetooth and WiFi.

By using NameDrop, you can simply connect with colleagues or friends. With this you may forget old methods now by introducing a new feature arrived NameDrop share contacts on your iPhone which save you time and ensures accurate information exchange.

NameDrop to Share Contacts
NameDrop to Share Contacts

What is NameDrop

NameDrop is a feature on iPhones that simplifies the process of sharing contact information. With NameDrop, users can exchange contacts using Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. Allowing for quick and accurate sharing of contact details.

By enabling NameDrop on your iPhone, you can seamlessly transfer contact information in various social and professional scenarios. Whether you’re networking at an event, collaborating on projects, or staying connected with friends, NameDrop is a good contact-sharing experience.

How to Use NameDrop and Exchange Contacts on iPhone

  1. Swipe Gesture from the bottom of your iPhone after installing iOS 17
  2. Click ON Wi-Fi and Bluetooth icons
  3. Click ON the airdrop icon
  4. Set airdrop option for everyone for 10 minutes
  5. Now closer to each other iPhones together
  6. Open the contact card for each iPhone
  7. Click on the option to share contact
  8. Your contact will be shared with other person’s phone
  9. This feature is useful for apple watch users and also
  10. Repeat the same steps on the other phone also

NameDrop Not Working in iPhone – Fix by the Steps

NameDrop not working on your iPhone don’t worry try these steps to solve your problem

  • Check Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are enabled or not.
  • Check for any new updates in your phone if any updates arrived then update it
  • Restart your device to resolve temporary glitches.
  • Disable and re-enable NameDrop in Settings > Contacts.
  • Reset network settings iPhone in Settings > General > Reset.
  • Check for app updates in the App Store.
  • If the problem is not solved then contact Apple Support for further assistance

FAQs on iPhone Namedrop

Can I share contacts with non-iPhone users using NameDrop?

Ans. No, NameDrop is only for iPhone users. But, you can use other methods like AirDrop, iMessage, or email to share contacts with non-iPhone users.

NameDrop is secure or not? Will it share all my contacts automatically?

Ans. NameDrop is secure to share a specific contact. It won’t automatically share all your contacts without your consent.

How to customize the information shared using NameDrop?

Ans. NameDrop shares the entire contact information by default. But , you can customize the contact details before initiating the sharing process by editing the contact in your iPhone’s Contacts app.

How can I use NameDrop without an internet connection?

Ans. NameDrop uses Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for local contact sharing, so an active internet connection is not required. Necessary required both Bluetooth and wifi must enabled for NameDrop to work.

Could I receive contacts through NameDrop if I have Do Not Disturb mode enabled?

Ans. Yes, NameDrop contacts can be received even if your iPhone is in Do Not Disturb mode. You will still receive a notification to accept the contact-sharing request.

Can I send multiple contacts at once using NameDrop?

Ans. No, NameDrop allows you to share contacts one at a time. If you need to share multiple contacts, you will have to repeat the process for each contact individually.

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