ransfer files the easy way, just drag & drop the file and we will handle the rest. Like Apple AirDrop, but works and on all major platforms and computers that don't support AirDrop.

With millions of downloads in the App Store, thousands of happy users and millions of photo and file transfers, this app is a necessary tool for your iOS device.

You don't need to be tech-savvy to share files, photos or videos.

It adds Airdrop-like transfer capability to older devices without official support for Airdrop, like your older Mac or iOS devices with iOS 6.

No need to pair devices or set up a transfer to send files or photos. Designed for quick and easy sharing of files, photos, and videos from your other device, photos and videos are automatically saved to the 'Camera roll' album.

Just open the app and start sharing files, holiday photos, or family videos – no need to enter emails or passwords.

You can transfer any file type, no restrictions. MP3s, images, PDFs, presentations, and way more.

Instashare preserves photo metadata in all transfer directions (EXIF information, location, etc). Transfer in full resolution.

You don't need to be connected to the internet, just use a local wi-fi or Bluetooth (iOS and OS X only) to transfer files.

You can use Instashare with various apps thanks to the system built-in extension – share pictures from Photo library, links from Safari, and other files straight from 3rd party apps.

Stop retyping long URLs and so on. Just copy and transfer it in a few seconds.
Drag a clipboard item & drop it on the device – it will be automatically copied to clipboard on the device.

Files and photos are sent only between your devices, without making a copy somewhere in the Cloud. They never leave your local wi-fi network, keeping your files and photos safe.

No need to manually open the mobile app to transfer a file or clipboard to device – just wait a few seconds for the device to appear.

To transfer files and photos between two devices, both of them need to have this app installed. Mobile apps are free, desktop apps are paid.
Access to a properly configured wi-fi network (or bluetooth between iOS and OS X) is required for this app to work. Some public or private wi-fi networks may be configured to block communication between devices, preventing the transfer connection to be established.
You don't need to use the latest device or OS available, works with older systems as well, from iOS 6, iPad 2 or iPhone 4.

Videos on how the app works at and app support at

What’s New

Version 2.5.0

- Updated for new devices
- Added new drag & drop system, you can now on iPad drag to Instashare files from other apps or even from Instashare to another apps
- Support for HEIC file format
- Fixed file extension
- And other improvements and bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Lakefarm ,

Fantastic utility

This works seamlessly between my PC, Mac, iPad, and iPhones. Currently even better than AirDrop when Macs and PCs are involved.

One star is missing because I wish I could send several files at once from iOS to PC (currently you have to wait for each file to transfer before sending the next).

consumers&developers ,

Paid for the Ad-Free vers app, Dev never updates it

Instead, the developer has updated the "free" version of the app instead, which has an in-app purchase for getting rid of the ads.

This is ridiculous, early paid supporters get left out in the rain of a major 2017 revamp of the app, and are stuck with either staying with the old-2016 version or dealing with the ads of the "free" 2017 version.

Suggestion: either update the Ad-Free version of the app with the same respective purchases, or enter the Ad-Free Paid users into the in-app purchases section of the "free Air Drop" version

Hjkhok ,

Very poor instructions

It is very hard to figure out how to use the app and your instructions are very poor. You click on the photos to send them and where do you go from there to text them? It’s not intuitive at all.

App Privacy

The developer, Lukas Foldyna, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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