If you are browsing Safari on Mac and have stumbled while willing to continue watching, listening, or reading on your iPhone, then this is the most suitable scenario for using the Handoff feature. The great feature introduced for the modern versions of iOS and Mac OS X allows the users who are using Mac to resume or pass off their session of application on their iPad or iPhone or vice versa. For instance, if someone is writing an email on his iPhone, then he can pass off it to his Mac and then send the email after finishing it on Mac.
Handoff provides a lot of potential for experiencing the broader continuity along with providing higher productivity for the people having an array of devices introduced by Apple. The users must have the latest version of MacOS and iOS on all their tools along with iPhones, all Macs, and iPads to use the Handoff feature. It is crucial that all the devices must be logged into the same account of iCloud, along with using the same network of Wi-Fi. It is also necessary that all the tools should have the hardware Bluetooth 4.0, which could support the Handoff feature.
Now, the users can open the pages of Safari Hand on iPhone from Mac which is very simple by following the below-given guidelines:-
- The users on Mac need to open Safari and search the website that they required to Handoff to the iPhone.
- Now, the users will need to launch the application Switcher from the iPhone by keeping the device close to your Mac.
- The users can choose to swipe up by going to the bottom screen on the iPhone if it doesn’t have a home button. While in case of iPhones having the home button, you can double click on it to open Application Switcher.
- Now, go to the Application Switcher on iPhone and look at the bottom where you will see the option Safari- From (mention the name of Mac computer” and click on it.
- In the end, the webpage which was opened on your Mac will open on Safari on your iPhone instantly.
Now, the users can enjoy listening to music, reading, or whatever they like to on their iPhone. The users can also use the Handoff feature with Safari from iOS to iOS, iPadOS to iPadOS or iOS to iPad, and not only this, but the users can also avail the feature on Mac to Mac as well. However, the main focus is on Safari, but Handoff works well with other apps too, which are compatible with Handoff. The users can follow the same above mention steps if they are willing to use the Handoff Safari from their Mac to the iPad. The only exception is that the users have to search the page of Safari Handoff in the Dock of iPadOS of the modern versions. However, the feature is very much convenient and straightforward to use even then you are facing any issue, then you must check whether you are using the latest version of the devices, which are Handoff enabled or not.
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