where is my sidecar?

Abaganov

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got the latest 16" pro and latest ipad 10.2 gen 7, all with the latest OS updates, both connected to my iphone hotspot
and yet i don't have any airplay display options on my mac to my ipad , any advice will be appreciated

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Mike Boreham

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got the latest 16" pro and latest ipad 10.2 gen 7, all with the latest OS updates, both connected to my iphone hotspot
and yet i don't have any airplay display options on my mac to my ipad , any advice will be appreciated

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Do you have a Sidecar pref pane in System Prefs? See att. That is where I have always turned on Sidecar.
does yours work connected by cable?
does it work with wifi other than the phone hotspot?

Other requirements are:
2FA on both devices
Signed in to same Apple ID
Bluetooth on
personal hotspot off on iPad.
handoff on on both (as mentioned above)

There are a number of Sidecar troubleshooting articles around, which I have just been using because I could not get my new Mac to do Sidecar by WiFi (ok by cable). In the end my solution, which is also the final successful resort for many Sidecar problems, was signing out of iCloud on both devices, and then back in. Then rebooting.

PS my Displays pref pane is identical to yours, so nothing wrong there.
 

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Abaganov

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Do you have a Sidecar pref pane in System Prefs? See att. That is where I have always turned on Sidecar.
does yours work connected by cable?
does it work with wifi other than the phone hotspot?

Other requirements are:
2FA on both devices
Signed in to same Apple ID
Bluetooth on
personal hotspot off on iPad.
handoff on on both (as mentioned above)

There are a number of Sidecar troubleshooting articles around, which I have just been using because I could not get my new Mac to do Sidecar by WiFi (ok by cable). In the end my solution, which is also the final successful resort for many Sidecar problems, was signing out of iCloud on both devices, and then back in. Then rebooting.

PS my Displays pref pane is identical to yours, so nothing wrong there.
than you very much! your post helped a lot and it's all working now!
 
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