Questions tagged [continuity]

a feature new to iOS 8 which lets you continue working in apps across platforms by 'handing off' the current state of an app between devices on iOS and macOS.

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Make Universal Clipboard fast and reliable

For me, the Universal Clipboard feature of Continuity has always been a bit spotty, but with newer hardware, it has become somewhat more reliable. The problem is getting it to work consistently. I’ve ...
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How to prevent Continuity / Handoff app icons in Dock?

Sometimes I open my iPhone while working at my Mac. This often triggers a Continuity / Handoff app icon to suddenly appear in my Dock: Safari From iPhone I find it extremely irritating to ...
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How to set default paper size for scan with continuity camera

How can I set the default paper size when scanning with continuity camera using my iPhone? I am using the fantastic new Mojave feature to scan documents directly into Preview with my iPhone using ...
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Access to full FaceTime and Continuity-enabled phone call log (call history) on a Mac

The Mac's FaceTime application, as of macOS Sierra, presents a very simplified call log (call history) in its main window: For any given contact, only a (time-stamped) SINGLE entry for the MOST ...
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iMessage notifications after wake Yosemite

Is there a way to not get old iMessages/SMS notifications that I've already dealt with on my iPhone after I wake up my Mac? It is rather annoying, they are not new messages so why are they behaving as ...
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What port does Handoff use?

It seems that my firewall blocks some Handoff features. When I turn off my firewall it all works as expected. What port does Handoff use?
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sync Safari tabs but not history between iPhone and MacBook

On my MacBook in System Preferences I can check Safari within the iCloud page in order to sync tabs, bookmarks, history etc. between my iPhone 7 and my MacBook. But I don't want to sync history, so I ...
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With two iPhones using separate SIM cards, can I use one to make a call from the other?

I have two iPhones using separate SIM cards. I'm already able to answer incoming calls to one on the other – but how can I use one phone to make a call from the other? And importantly, I mean calling ...
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Why doesn't Handoff allow me to continue browsing a site I was watching on my iPad?

I followed what reported on Use Handoff in Chrome for iOS to use Handoff to be able to use Handoff with Google Chrome between my iPad and my Mac Mini. I connected both devices to the same Wi-Fi ...
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Continuity between 2 iPhones (of which 1 not connected to Cellular / without SIM)

I recently bought an iPhone 6S, but my trusty iPhone 5S is still in good condition so I figured I would keep it around for use at home. I'm currently using the iPhone 5S as "fixed line replacement" ...
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Yosemite can't call numbers that contain two hash characters

My iPhone (running iOS 8) and my MacBook (running OS 10.10.3) are in the same WiFi network, and I can answer incoming calls from my MacBook. Initiating calls from the Contacts application on the ...
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Starting a call from MacBook - Your iPhone needs to use the same iCloud and Facetime

I'm trying to start a call on iPhone 11 using MacBook Pro on macOS Catalina, however I'm getting an error message that says "Your iPhone needs to use the same iCloud and Facetime". I've ...
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Cannot copy from MBP and paste on iPhone

I used to be able to use the copy/paste part of continuity just fine between my Mac and my iPhone. I can still copy from my iPhone and paste on my Mac, but I cannot copy on my Mac and paste on my ...
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Continuity sketches in mail.app: PNG instead of TIFF?

When inserting a sketch into Apple Mail from an ipad via the continuity feature, it seems that this is attached as a tiff file: Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 Content-Disposition: inline; ...
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iPhone Cellular Calls on macOS fail when macOS is connected to OpenVPN

My iPhone and MacbookPro are both connected to the same Wi-Fi network, and logged in to the same iCloud account, etc. When my OpenVPN connection is not active, calling and receiving cellular calls on ...
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FaceTime & Continuity: move call started from iPhone to Mac or vice versa

I received a FaceTime video call on my iPhone 6s (iOS 10.3.1) and I wanted to continue it on my MacBook Pro (macOS Sierra 10.12.4). Both devices were in the same WLAN and with Bluetooth turned on but ...
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Is it possible to receive text messages on my iPhone and Mac?

Is it possible to receive text messages on both my iPhone and my Mac? Just got Mac for the first time. I don't carry it around with me but have missed some important text messages recently as they are ...
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How to run Continuity Activation Tool from Recovery HD's command line?

I use Continuity Activation Tool to enable Continuity on my early-2011 13" MBP with an upgraded AirPort card. However, El Capitan's Rootless feature has forced me to use a modded version of CAT that ...
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Continuity and Handoff Bluetooth Setup

Asus USB-BT400 installed on Catalina + IOS14.1 iPhone: Instructions indicate that LMP version needs to be "0x6." for handoff to work. Not sure why Handoff Supported = No Why does the ...
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Handoff showing long model name

On my Mac, the device to Handoff from is showing as "iPhone SE (Model A1662, A1723, A1724)" instead of the correct name (like "My Dear iPhone"). Methods tried(didn't work): Re-...
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Continuity/Handoff keeps failing after a time

I have a Mac Pro 2013 running 10.15.6. I have an iPhone X running 13.6. BT and WiFi are turned on on both machines, are connected to the same network, and all network functionality is working. Both ...
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Switch video playing in YouTube in Safari browser to run that same video on my iPad?

I am watching YouTube video on my Mac, in a Safari browser. I want to continue watching on my iPad, preferably in the YouTube app, to get it off my Mac’s screen. ➥ Can Apple Handoff, Continuity, or ...
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Is there any way to spoof Bluetooth LE4.0 (low energy standard) on older Mac hardware to enable Apple Compatibility and Handoff?

I have an iPhone and iPad running iOS 13 but my older Mac Mini (2010) and MacBook Air (2009) are no longer compatible with Apple Continuity or Handoff. Everything worked fine in iOS 10 and Yosemite. ...
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Handoff failing to automatically send unrecognized numbers to voicemail

Since it became available I have my iPhone 7 send all unrecognized callers to voicemail. My iMac has handoff enabled and fails to realize this and starts ringing my iMac despite my iphone behaving ...
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Override “Click to Call”

I'm using the latest High Sierra. When using 3rd-party software to quickly place calls, like the Uni Call Alfred workflow or Cardhop, a notification pops requesting me to confirm or deny the call ...
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Continuity call handoff no longer does

Since upgrading to iOS 10 and macOS 10.12 at about the same time, I can no longer handoff calls from my iPhone to my Mac. When a call comes in I get the notification window appearing on my Mac, as ...
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Continuity Markup now showing in Preview

I have an iPhone XS max with iOS 13.5.1 and a MacBook Pro mid 2015 with macOS Catalina 10.15.5. That should satisfy Continuity Markup system requirements. I can do Continuity Markup with Quick View, ...