How to Make Phone Calls from Your Mac Through Your iPhone


With Continuity, your Mac and iPhone work pretty well together. You can seamlessly transition between the two platforms…including make phone calls right from your computer. Here’s how.

For this to work, your Mac and iPhone need to be near to each other. Handoff uses the Bluetooth Low Energy protocol which has a maximum range of about 30 feet outdoors with a clear line of sight. Inside, with walls and wires in the way, its reach is a lot less. Depending on the construction of your house, you might need your iPhone and Mac to be in the same room. The only way to find out is to try and see what happens.

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Receiving Phone Calls

Receiving a phone call is pretty simple. If your iPhone and Mac are in range, whenever you get a phone call a notification will show up on your Mac. Click Accept to answer it.

This picks the phone call up on your…

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