iPhone’s latest update limits Airdrop ‘Everyone’ option to 10 minutes in China

The iOS 16.1.1 update Apple rolled out in China limits the window of time a user can receive files via AirDrop from non-contacts to 10 minutes. Prior to this change, people can choose to get AirDrops from everyone indefinitely.

Activists and protesters in China have been using AirDrop as a way to circumvent the country’s online censorship measures.

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