What To Do If Continuity Camera Feature Stops Working On MacBook?

The Continuity Camera feature lets users access their iPhone’s camera directly from their MacBook. This is an amazing feature and allows the users to have clicked or scanned images directly on their computer. If the feature is not working on your MacBook, apply the fixes given below.

The method of fixing continuity camera feature that stopped working on MacBook

  1. Firstly, go to the AppStore app of your MacBook device.
  2. Then, press on the Store. It shall be towards the above of the menu.
  3. After that, click on ‘View My Account.’
  4. Next, put a note of your Apple account.
  5. Then, get your iPhone and follow the given below steps.
  6. Firstly, go to Settings.
  7. Then, press on the Your Account name.
  8. After that, view the Apple account.
  9. Lastly, ensure that you are using the same Apple account on both the gadgets.

Check the internet connection on both the gadgets

  • Ensure that you have connected to the same Wi-Fi on both the gadgets.
  • After that, check.

Check if the Handoff feature is enabled on the MacBook

  1. As continuity needs handoff, you need to enable it.
  2. Then, go to your Mac device and click on the square.
  3. After that, press on the System Preferences.
  4. Next, click on General.
  5. Then, move downwards and enable. ‘Allow Handoff between this Mac and Connected iCloud devices.’

Disable Handoff and, then enable it

  • Firstly, you need to disable and  then you need to enable the Handoff on the Macbook. Check whether this solves your issue.

Have a look at the Bluetooth section on Mac device

  1. Firstly, reset the Mac device Bluetooth.
  2. Disable and then enable the Bluetooth on MacBook as well as iPhone.
  3. Next, press the combination of Shift+ Options buttons and press the Bluetooth symbol with it.
  4. After that, click on Debug.
  5. Then, press on Remove all devices.
  6. Next, click on Remove. It shall be mentioned in the on-screen bar.
  7. After that, reset the Bluetooth module on the Mac device.
  8. Then, put the combination of Option and Shift buttons on the MacBook. Simultaneously press on the Bluetooth symbol.
  9. After that, press on Debug.
  10. Next, click on Reset The Bluetooth Module.
  11. Then, view the Finder App on the MacBook.
  12. After that, press on Go.
  13. Next, click on Go to Folder.
  14. Then press on ‘Enter’.
  15. After that, click on Library.
  16. Next, click on Preferences. It shall be given in the pop-up bar.
  17. After that, click on Go.
  18. Then, move downwards to search com.apple.bluetooth.plist.
  19. Next, move it to the Trash Folder.
  20. After that, restart the Mac device by pressing on the Apple menu and then Restart.
  21. Next, restart the iOS device.
  22. Lastly, ensure that they are connected by Bluetooth as well as connected to the same Wi-Fi.

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