Continuity

What iOS devices support Handoff?

Handoff is supported on:

  • iPhone 5 or later
  • Both iPad Pro models
  • iPad (4th generation)
  • iPad Air or later
  • iPad mini or later
  • iPod touch (5th generation) or later

Your device must be running iOS 8.0 or later for Handoff to work. If you have one of these devices running iOS 8.0 or later and Handoff is not available try these troubleshooting tips.

Handoff also works on these Mac models running OS X Yosemite or later:

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How do I disable Handoff on my iPad?

You can easily disable Handoff on any iOS device by navigating to your Settings > General > Handoff & Suggested Apps. Tap the Handoff slider so it is OFF / WHITE.

Handoff allows you to begin a document or email on one iOS device and finish it on another enabled iOS device or your Mac. It is only supported on devices running iOS 8.0 or later that are connected to the same Wi-Fi signal with Bluetooth enabled.

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How do I receive calls/texts on my iPad?

You can receive calls and texts on your iPad by using the Continuity feature found in iOS 8. First you must have an iPhone and iPad both running iOS 8.0 or later. Make sure you're signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID on all of your devices, and double check that Bluetooth is enabled on both your iPhone and iPad. Your iPad and iPhone must also be connected to the same Wi-Fi signal to receive cellular calls on your Apple tablet.

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Why won't Handoff work on my iPad?

Handoff is part of the Continuity feature Apple introduced with the launch of iOS 8. The feature allows iOS users to edit documents across multiple devices, receive calls or texts on their iPad and iPod touch, and more. All your devices must support and currently be running iOS 8.0 or later to use the Handoff feature. This allows you to start an email or document on your iPhone and pick up where you left off on your iPad. Your iPad also has to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your iPhone, and you must be logged in with the same Apple ID on both devices.

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How do I stop my iPad from ringing when I receive a call on my iPhone?

Continuity was introduced to the iPod touch, iPhone, iPad and Mac with the release of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. The feature allows iOS and Mac users to easily share data between devices, such as starting a document, email, or message on one device and finishing on another. The iPhone Cellular Calls feature allows users to make and receive calls from their iPad, iPod touch, or Mac when their iPhone is on the same Wi-Fi network. You can disable this feature by navigating to Settings > FaceTime then tap "iPhone Cellular Calls" slider so it is OFF / WHITE.

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