Problem calling with Macbook

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by ProwlingTiger, May 27, 2015.

  1. ProwlingTiger, May 27, 2015
    Last edited: May 27, 2015

    ProwlingTiger macrumors 65816

    ProwlingTiger

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    90-percent of the time I cannot make a call with my Macbook thru my iPhone. It has a really horrible connection and, laggy and the people cannot hear me and I cannot hear them. I restarted my Macbook and was able to make one call but then all the others were complete crap in call quality. When I first got the Macbook I was making calls fine.

    Is this a problem with Continuity, the Macbook, or the iPhone?

    Also when I start typing a text message on my iPhone, the message icon appears on the Macbook dock, but when I click it, it takes me to the conversation but nothing I typed is there.
     
  2. ZipZap macrumors 601

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    How exactly are you making a call from your MacBook thru your iPhone?
     
  3. ProwlingTiger thread starter macrumors 65816

    ProwlingTiger

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    SMC reset seems to have fixed the calling issue. However handoff is still not working properly, not just in Messages, but Pages too. Mail seems to be the only app that works properly by keeping the text.
     
  4. T5BRICK macrumors 604

    T5BRICK

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    https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204681

    It's built into iOS 8 and OSX 10.10.

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    I had to sign out of iCloud on both my rMBP and my iPhone and then sign back in before Handoff started working correctly.
     
  5. andy9l macrumors 68000

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    iMessage doesn't handover the partially written text on mine either.

    I didn't know that was a thing, though. In fact, are you sure it is?

    Pages, calls, mail, instant hotspot, etc. all work perfectly for me.
     

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