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Solved: How do I NameDrop sharing specific contact details on iOS 17?

Apple’s latest release, iOS 17, has brought a wealth of exciting features and enhancements to our devices. Among these, one standout feature that has caught our attention is NameDrop. This innovative feature simplifies contact information sharing by allowing you to effortlessly swap details with another iPhone user by merely bringing your devices close together.

However, as powerful and convenient as NameDrop is, some users have encountered a common challenge. While they want to share specific contact details, NameDrop seems to have a mind of its own, sending out all their personal information unintentionally. This includes sensitive data such as home addresses, map locations, personal numbers, and more.

If you’ve found yourself in this situation, fret not! In this guide, we will walk you through a method to regain control over NameDrop, enabling you to share only the contact details you intend to and keeping your personal information secure. Let’s dive in and discover how to master NameDrop on iOS 17.

Tailoring NameDrop to Share Selective Contact Information

To resolve the challenge of NameDrop inadvertently sharing all your contact details, there’s a straightforward solution at your fingertips. Follow these steps to regain control:

Step 1: Access Your Contact Card
Begin by opening your contact card, where all your contact information is stored.

Step 2: Initiate the Sharing Process
Within your contact card, locate and tap the “Share” button. This action will initiate the sharing process.

Step 3: Customize Your Preferences
Upon selecting “Share,” you’ll be presented with a list of preferences. Here, you have the freedom to handpick the specific contact details you want to share via NameDrop. Simply toggle on the details you wish to include.

Step 4: Completion and Assurance
With your selected contact details now customized, your task is complete. NameDrop will only share the specific information you’ve chosen, ensuring that your personal data remains secure.

If you still have any questions or uncertainties regarding this process, we welcome you to share your concerns in the comments section below. Our aim is to provide clarity and support, ensuring that you can confidently use NameDrop to share only the contact details you intend to share.

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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