unlock mac via iphone

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  1. apple tech geek macrumors member

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    i own a late 2011 macbook without the bluetooth low energy thingy
    i saw alot of apps to unlock a mac via iphone using that is there a app that doesnt use le? i dont realy care about having 30 minutes less battery
    is there anyway to force it or mod os x to display it as on?
     
  2. iMacDragon macrumors 65816

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    I don't believe apple support apps doing this sort of thing any other way, and as LE is a completely different specification, I don't think there's any way to 'trick' it.
     
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  4. BasicGreatGuy Contributor

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    Unless you upgrade your BT hardware, you won't be able to use your iPhone to unlock your Mac.
     
  5. apple tech geek thread starter macrumors member

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  6. steve23094 macrumors 68020

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    At what range does it unlock?
     

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