Does your Macbook enjoy the Handoff feature support?

Switching between two devices without losing your work has never been so easier since Handoff feature came into existence. Prior to the launching of iOS 8, you had to save mails into your drafts that you started to compose on your iPhone and finished on iPad or Mac. Now, you can create or open a file on a Mac, iPad and iPod Touch, and then take it to other of your Macs or iOS devices – and vice versa. Thanks to the Handoff feature. Interestingly, Handoff works well with Apple’s Mail app, Maps, Keynote, Pages, Messages, Safari, Reminders, Contacts, Numbers, and Calendar.


Now the question is if your MacBook has handoff feature or not. This feature in Mac lets you send/receive messages as well as make/receive calls on your Mac without touching iPhone/iPad. It is quite clear that Handoff is accessible on OS X Yosemite and all iOS 8. Following is a comptibility list shwoing if your Mac products (Mackbook, MacBook Air, Macbook Pro, MacMini, iMac) enjoy handoff or not. It includes:

  • MacBook Air mid-2011 model.
  • MacBook Pro 2012 model and Mac Pro 2013 model.
  • iMac 2012 model and iMac with Retina display.
  • Mac mini 2011 model and Mac mini 2014 model.

Actually, Handoff feature needs the facility of Bluetooth connectivity with Mac and iOS. It is reported that Apple has designed this smart feature to work over Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy. So, only those Mac machines and OS X that support Bluetooth v4.0 will be able to offer you the facility of Handoff feature. To find the Bluetooth version of Mac-bound with OS X Yosemite, you need to go through the following steps:

  • Mac devices run by OS X Yosemite should be checked for easy and straightforward Bluetooth LE.
  • Then, click the Apple icon to open the menu.
  • Then, press click on About this Mac option.
  • Once you are done with the same, it is high time to click on System Report…
  • Go in the next window and click on Bluetooth.
  • Finally, check for Bluetooth Low Energy Support option.

With Apple customer technical support service from Applecare store or a reliable independent tech support providing compnay, you can easily enable Apple’s Handoff feature between your Mac and iOS. By dialling a Apple Mac support phone number, you can easily get connected to Apple certifed technicans and experts who can resolve all issues with Apple Mac products.

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