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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.

  1. Continuity features allow you to switch devices in the middle of a task. For example, you can start an email or document on your iPhone and pick up where you left off on your iPad. 
    Note: To use Continuity, check that your iOS device meets the system requirements for this feature.
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  2. To set up Handoff, check that you're signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID on all of your devices. Turn on Bluetooth on all of your devices and connect them to the same Wi-Fi network. Make sure that your devices are near each other. 
    Note: With Handoff, you can start a document, email, or message on one device and pick up where you left off from another device.
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  3. To use Handoff, open a compatible app, on one of your devices. Use the app to start a task, like writing an email or a document.
    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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  4. To continue on a different iOS device Swipe Up from the bottom-left edge of the Lock screen, where you see the app’s activity icon.
    Note: If you aren't on the Lock screen, double-press the Home button. On the multitasking screen that appears, select the banner at the bottom of your screen.
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  5. To turn off Handoff, go to Settings > General > Handoff & Suggested Apps and select the Handoff toggle
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  6. To set up iPhone Cellular Calls you need iOS 8 or later on your iOS devices. Check that you're signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID on all of your devices. Use the same Wi-Fi network on all of your devices. Sign in to FaceTime with the same Apple ID on all of your devices. This means any device that shares your Apple ID will get your phone calls.  

    Note: With Continuity, 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.
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  7. When someone calls your iPhone, you can Select to answer or decline the call on your iPad.
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  8. To turn off iPhone cellular calls on your iPad, go to Settings > FaceTime and select Calls from iPhone toggle.
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