I'd love to be able to control my currently playing iPhone song from my Mac. Does anyone know if handoff / continuity is supported in iOS 8 or 9 Music.app?
Handoff is not supported in Music.app, however your use case (control media playback on your iPhone from a Mac) would be more along the lines of what the Apple Remote app does, just in reverse.
Tunes Remote allows you to control one device from another device or a Mac. I have not used the software, so YMMV.
As several other people have already answered, no, at this time iTunes and Music do not support Handoff.
However, there used to be a piece of software that did just this, called Seamless. It was removed from the App Stores, though, after “Apple breakingly removed a component from iOS that Seamless used to allow for iPhone<->Mac communication.” The developers say they “can work around it, but it'll take some time.” Maybe it will come back at some point, in which case it could be a good workaround.
Handoff/Continutity is not supported in Music.app
Maybe Tunes Remote can help you?
it appears not. I've always thought being able to continue playing a playlist or album on another device is well over due. I'd use it much more that safari or mail as that was kind of available anyway with the iCloud tab in safari or the drafts folder in mail.
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