Cyber-flashing: Protect yourself by changing your iPhone settings

AirDrop is a way of receiving photos and documents directly from other Apple devices nearby.

Every iPhone and iPad user can decide who they accept AirDrop files from.

You can switch Airdrop off, choose to only receive files from your contacts or choose to receive filed from everyone.

Here's how to choose the right setting for you.

  • Go to Settings

  • Scroll down and tap General

  • Tap AirDrop

  • Then choose an option