Can I transfer files via Bluetooth on my iPhone 4 without jail-breaking?

Anish Mehta April 7, 2013
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I have an iPhone 4 , I want to use the¬†Bluetooth¬†feature on my iDevice to transfer files but without any illegal stuff like jail-breaking…is it possible?

  1. Tim Brookes
    August 30, 2013 at 1:52 am

    iOS 7 is introducing a feature called AirDrop which allows iPhones to wirelessly share anything (not just files, but notes, contacts etc) between iOS devices. Mac also have a feature called AirDrop, though at present the two aren't compatible. I'm hoping Apple will open up wireless file transfer using AirDrop in Mavericks, though this is unlikely to come to Windows. That's just the way it is.

    Are you trying to get files off your device, or to it? iTunes File Sharing works pretty well, and can be configured to be completely wireless. It's virtually the same thing as using Bluetooth, except it uses Wi-Fi instead.

  2. Fernando Bonita
    June 1, 2013 at 3:50 am

    Check this site: it has an answer for your querry.
    http://www.redmondpie.com/airblue-for-ios-5-iphone-ipod-touch-ipad/

    there's a certain app that lets you share file through bluetooth, freely, and not just limited to iOS devices. But i guess there's a sum you need to pay.

    • John
      August 29, 2013 at 6:40 pm

      This REQUIRES Jail-breaking :)

      Another +1 for android phones. So many hassles with iPhone. You have to jailbreak just to share files with other phones via bluetooth.

  3. Robert Forcier
    April 29, 2013 at 5:09 pm

    just search the app store, for "bluetooth", there are many apps that allow transfering of files via bluetooth. One such app is |bluetooth file share from Phoenix Mobile, which is also free

  4. babu vhora
    April 25, 2013 at 2:29 pm

    Unfortunately,Blutooth is not available for iphone

  5. Sangimed
    April 8, 2013 at 10:07 pm

    I think that an app exists for this (ibluetooth) but works only between idevices

  6. Marek S?owikowski
    April 8, 2013 at 12:48 am

    There are free apps in App Store, you can use to store and exchange files with your iPhone.

  7. ha14
    April 7, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    How to transfer files between Bluetooth-enabled devices
    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3042

    iOS: Supported Bluetooth profiles
    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3647

  8. Alyshia Gordon
    April 7, 2013 at 10:56 pm

    unfortunately, no. Iphones do not yet support Bluetooth File Transfer. Keep hope, though!!

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