Many Apple users have a complaint that continuity camera doesn’t work on macOS Mojave. Are you one of them? Don’t worry. Here you can find some simple solutions to fix this issue.
Basic things to use continuity camera:
- Make sure that you are using the same Apple ID on your Mac and iPhone.
- You need macOS Mojave on your Mac and iOS 12 on your iPhone.
- Use the same Wi-Fi network on your Mac and iPhone.
- Enable Bluetooth on Mac and iPhone.
- Two-Factor Authentication should be turned on for your Apple ID.
- Make sure that you are using the app that supports continuity camera.
- Continuity camera will only work in the following apps: Finder, Notes, Keynote 8.2, Mail, Numbers 5.2, pages 7.2, TextEdit, and Messages.
Solutions to fix this issue:
Solution 1: Refresh Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on iPhone & Mac
Refresh Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on iPhone:
- Go to Settings->Wi-Fi.
- Turn off “Wi-Fi”.
- Go to Settings->Bluetooth.
- Turn off “Bluetooth”.
- Restart your iPhone.
- Then turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Refresh Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on Mac:
- Click Wi-Fi icon in the status bar.
- Tap “Turn Wi-Fi Off”.
- Click Bluetooth icon in the status bar.
- Tap “Turn Bluetooth Off”.
- Restart your Mac.
- Then turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on Mac.
Solution 2: Sign out of iCloud and then sign in ack on Mac & iPhone
Sign out of iCloud and Sign in back on iPhone:
- Go to Settings->Apple ID (your name).
- Tap “Sign Out”.
- Again tap “Sign Out” to confirm.
- Then sign in back to iCloud.
Sign out of iCloud and Sign in back on Mac:
- Go to Apple menu->System Preferences->iCloud.
- Click “Sign Out”.
- If you want to keep any iCloud data on your Mac, select “ Keep a Copy” (or) unselect all checkboxes and click “Continue”.
- Sign in to iCloud using your Apple ID and Password.
Solution 3: Delete bluetooth plist files
- Open Finder.
- Click Go->Go to Folder.
- Enter ~/Library/Preferences and then click “Go”.
- Find the file com.apple.BluetoothFileExchange.plist and move it to Trash.
- Restart your Mac and iPhone.
Solution 4: Clear caches
- Launch Finder.
- Hold down the Option Key and select “Library”.
- Navigate to caches folder and move all caches to trash.
- Restart your Mac.
If you know any other solutions to fix macOS continuity camera not working, let us know through your comments.