How to turn off iPhone calls on Mac. Temporarily or permanently

One of the useful options of the Apple ecosystem allows you to receive calls from your smartphone on any of the nearby gadgets. It can be any iPad or Mac under the same Apple ID account.

Receiving calls on Mac is not always convenient, sometimes the trick only interferes, duplicating the melody from the iPhone. Now we will tell you how to completely or temporarily disable receiving calls on your Apple computer.

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How to set up phone calls on Mac

For this feature of the Apple ecosystem to work, you will need:

■ Mac and iPhone on the same Apple ID account;

■ iPhone с iOS 8.1 and newer, Mac with OS X Yosemite and newer;

■ Wi-Fi network to which iPhone and Mac will be connected.

To enable the chip, you need to go to Settings – Phone – On other devices, activate the switch Allow call and mark the required Mac in the list.

On Mac, go to System Preferences – Basic and activate the parameter Allow Handoff between this Mac and your iCloud devices.

In a similar way, you can receive calls from iPhone to iPad, any Mac and even another iPhone, if they work on the same Apple ID account.

How to turn off iPhone calls on Mac

Now, when Mac and iPhone are nearby, when an incoming call comes in, a signal will be played on both gadgets.

If this is inconvenient, you can temporarily or permanently turn off the receiving of calls on your computer.

To completely disable receiving calls from iPhone On Mac, you need to go to System Preferences – Basic and disable the parameter Allow Handoff between this Mac and your iCloud devices.

To temporarily deactivate the chip – turn on the mode Do not disturb on Mac. This can be done from the notification center, system settings, or set up scheduled activation in the section Settings – Notifications.

So you can flexibly manage the ecosystem option and enable it if necessary.


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