OS X Yosemite: supported devices for Handoff, Instant Hotspot, Phone Calling, SMS, and AirDrop

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supported devices for Handoff, Instant Hotspot, Phone Calling, SMS, and AirDrop

Handoff and Instant Hotspot

Supported by the following Mac models:

  • MacBook Air (2012 or later)

  • MacBook Pro (2012 or later)

  • iMac (2012 or later)

  • Mac mini (2012 or later)

  • Mac Pro (late 2013)

Handoff and Instant Hotspot work with iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 8 and the Lightning connector.

Phone Calling and SMS

Requires iPhone with iOS 8 and a Mac with OS X Yosemite.  Requires activated carrier plan.

AirDrop

AirDrop between OS X and iOS is supported by the following Mac models:

  • MacBook Air (2012 or later)

  • MacBook Pro (2012 or later)

  • iMac (2012 or later)

  • Mac mini (2012 or later)

  • Mac Pro (Late 2013)

AirDrop to iOS devices requires iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 7 and the Lightning connector.

AirDrop between two Mac computers is supported by the following Mac models:

  • MacBook Pro (late 2008 or later)*

  • MacBook Air (late 2010 or later)

  • MacBook (late 2008 or later)*

  • iMac (early 2009 or later)

  • Mac mini (mid 2010 or later)

  • Mac Pro (early 2009 with AirPort Extreme card, or mid 2010 or later)

* The MacBook Pro (17-inch, late 2008) and the white MacBook (late 2008) do not support AirDrop.

Published Date: Jul 27, 2016
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