Mac OS: unable to receive files via Bluetooth

October 2016


I;m unable to receive the files sent to me via Bluetooth from other devices on my MAC. There's no error message displayed!


  • To solve the problem you must activate the Bluetooth Sharing service, do the following:
  • Click the Apple menu> System Preferences> Sharing
  • In the window that opens enable Bluetooth Sharing service in the left column. In the right pane the Share *Bluetooth on (green ) button shall appear.
  • Now you can receive files via Bluetooth

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