See Handoff and Phone Calls work their magic in OS X Yosemite



With so many new features in OS X Yosemite, we couldn’t fit them all into one video. Today we take a look at Handoff and Phone Calls, two of the hottest additions to Apple’s operating system. These two powerful features will link your Mac and your iPhone like never before.

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  • Michel

    How was he able to to do that ?

    • Mike

      Using bluetooth, but I can’t seem to get it to work.

      • Michel

        would it also work for an iPhone with IOS 7 ?

      • iCensur

        Of course not

  • Wait a second.. I don’t think receive and make calls works in the first beta.. does it?

    • Adrayven

      Some have it working, but formally it’s not in a ready working state..

      • Is there a way to make it work? Like clean install of the beta on both devices?

  • Nishank Joshi

    What technology does it use for hand diff and calls ? Wifi or bluetooth ?

  • I certainly will use phone on the Mac. Excellent new functionality.

  • John Punt

    Yeah, I’ve got an iPhone 5s and a 2012 Mac Mini and 2013 Macbook Air, and I can’t get Continuity features to work on either one – a big disappointment in the first beta for me, as these are some incredible features!

  • ches

    Calls thru iPhone are working for me, but not Handoff.
    MBA with Yosemite and iPhone 5s with iOS 8 are not connecting through bluetooth.

  • Ruben Rodrigues

    I have a MBP late 2011… I’m seeing people saying it will only work on BT 4.0. Why the hell would i care about it if it works via Wi-Fi?

  • Oscar Alaniz

    I guess it uses Bluetooth 4.0. I can’t get it to work on neither my iMac nor MacBook Air. Betas…

  • Liberty For All

    When will apple produce a Skype type communication product to answer and make calls? Even better, a pier to pier SECURE communication app. Like iTunes, that can be downloaded for both Mac/PC…an Apple Skype-like pier to pier app would be as hot as iTunes…and maybe hotter just for the security alone. Skype/Microsoft is currently recording archiving all communication through skype.