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Sharing Android Data via Bluetooth to Apple Devices

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My school has recently become a BYOD school and 95% or so of students are bringing their devices to school everyday. Some have Android devices and some have Apple devices. I also have a cart of MacBooks in my classroom. The final project in my gifted course this year was for students to create Stop Motion animations using an app on their device or computer software. Today was the day students were scheduled to share their animations with the class via a projector and/or Apple TV connection. It was pretty simple for the Apple devices to connect to the Apple TV, however one student realized that his device (an Android smartphone) was going to pose a problem. Android is not compatible with Apple products - except through Bluetooth. Thankfully, one of my students figured out that when the android device enabled it's Bluetooth and was discoverable and the same was set up on one of our school's MacBooks, he could send his animation via the Bluetooth connection to the Download folder on the MacBook. Once that was completed, it was simple to share his video with the class.

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