I cannot make the universal clipboard working.?

iOS and iPadOS

I have an iPhone and an iPad. I have airdrop (though I doubt it matters) and handoff are on on both devices. I coppy something on one device and this does not work and I have tried patience.



Submitted by Oliver Kennett on Thursday, March 19, 2020

Yeah, it's super sketchy. I have got it working pretty reliably on my Mac and iPhone. A few things to check:

1. Bluetooth is on on both devices.
2. Signed into the same iCloud account on both devices.
3. Handoff is toggled on on both devices.
4. On the same wireless network with, you geussed it, the two devices.

I've found that both devices have to be unlocked when cutting and pasting. so I have to unlock my iPhone 8 before copying on my Mac so that the copied text appears in the paste rotor on my iPhone/iOS device. It does sometimes take a couple of seconds.

Let me know how you get on. It's a great feature when it works... It just doesn't work very well.