At first, this question can lead to a stupor for an unprepared user, but this feature will not surprise experienced Mac users – this is really convenient, especially when the smartphone is somewhere on the other side of the room.
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All this is possible thanks to the excellent technology Continuity (Continuity), which has found popularity among advanced users who are actively implementing all the useful know-how from Apple and not only. To fully use it, your iPhone must be running iOS 8th edition or higher, and your Mac must be running OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later. Also, both devices must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network and use the same Apple ID.
In fact, the calls continue to come from the iPhone, however, through the Continuity technology, the call is transferred to the Mac. The phone at this time may even be in another room. Let’s get to the settings.
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one. Pass in Settings → face time.
2. Activate facetime (activation instructions) by switching the toggle switch to the active position, and also check the boxes next to your phone number and Apple ID.
3. Go back to the settings and go to the section Telephone → On other devices.
4. Activate the switch “Allow calls» and select the devices paired with your Apple ID. In our case, this is a Mac.
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one. Launch the FaceTime app (File Explorer Finder → Programs, Launchpad or via Spotlight search).
2. From the menu bar, open face time → Settings… (or press the keyboard shortcut ⌘Cmd +,).
3. In the tab “Settings» check the box next to «Calls from iPhone“.
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How to answer an incoming call from a Mac?
Just click on the “To accept” in the pop-up message in the upper right corner of the display. Calls on Mac come with a slight delay (2-3 seconds). You can also reset the call or set up a reminder.
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How to make a call from a Mac?
Everything is very simple here. If there is a recorded number, then just go to Contacts, FaceTime, Safari, Mail or Maps and tap on the handset icon next to the subscriber’s number. A pop-up window will appear with the option Call from iPhone (or Call from iPhone).
If you want to make a call to a specific number, then open FaceTime and enter the desired number in the search bar, click Input on the keyboard, and then on the arrow that appears to the right of the phone number. By the way, when you dial a number, macOS will automatically suggest contact options from your address book.