Wifi Transfer Tips for iOS 6 Users
Due to the recently raised privacy issues in previous iOS, Apple has added a host of new Privacy settings in iOS 6 that was released couple of weeks back, which should address some of those concerns. This update may have affected your use of the Wifi Transfer app if you are running on iOS 6. If you find the Wifi transfer app does not work normally on your iOS 6 devices, iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, please refer to below problems and fixes.
1. No location service for Wifi Transfer on iOS 6
Our Wifi Transfer requires the access to iOS photo library. Before iOS 6, Apple put this feature along with other access permissions all in the Location Service section which is kind of confusion to many iOS users. But now, they are separate and iOS users have much flexible controls over their privacy on iOS 6. You do not need to turn on location service for Wifi Transfer on iOS 6 any longer.
2. How to enable Wifi Transfer on iOS 6
If you find there is no location service for Wifi Transfer App on iOS 6. No problem. To run Wifi Transfer on iOS6, please change the privacy setting from Settings -> Privacy -> Photos, turn on the Wifi Transfer.
3. Can’t find downloaded photos or videos on iOS 6 devices
If you have downloaded photos and video from an iOS device to another and it appears the download was successful but cannot find the transferred photos/videos on the target iOS device which is running on iOS 6. Please double check referring to above Wifi Transfer tip 2, make sure you have allowed Wifi Transfer app the access to your Photos library.
If you meet any other troubles with the WiFi transfer app on an iOS 6 device or have any other tips to share with us, please leave a comment below.