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Start an email or document on iPhone, and then pick up where you left off on your iPad or use your iPad to make and receive phone calls through your iPhone.


In this tutorial, you will learn how to:


• Turn Handoff on or off
• Use Handoff
• Make and receive cellular calls on your iPad


To set up Handoff, check that you're signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID on both of your devices. Turn on Bluetooth on both of your devices and connect them to the same Wi-Fi network. Make sure that your devices are near each other. For more information, visit Apple's Handoff support article.


Note: To use Handoff, check that your iPadOS device meets the system requirements for this feature.



Turn Handoff on or off

1. From the home screen, select the Settings app Settings app.

2. Select General > AirPlay & Handoffon switch Handoff switch.

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Use Handoff

Open a compatible app on one of your devices. Use the app to start a task, like writing an email or a message.

Note: Compatible apps include Apple apps like Mail, Safari, Maps, Messages, Reminders, Calendar, Contacts, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. Some third-party apps are also compatible.

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To continue on a different iOS device select the app from the Suggested and Recent Apps section of the dock.

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Make and receive cellular calls on your iPad

To set up iPhone Cellular Calls you need iOS 8 or later on your iOS devices. With Handoff, you can make and receive cellular phone calls from your iPad, iPod touch, or Mac when your iPhone is on the same Wi-Fi network and signed into iCloud with the same Apple ID on all of your devices. To turn Handoff on/off, from the Settings screen scroll to and select FaceTime then select the on switch Calls from iPhone switch.

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When someone calls your iPhone, you can respond on your iPad. Select and drag the Accept call icon to the right to accept the call. Press the Side button to decline the call.

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