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3 Ways to Connect iPhone to MacBook Wirelessly

  • You can connect iPhone to MacBook pro or air using bluetooth, Airdrop, Using iCloud and sync all apps with iPhone and macbook pro.
  • Enable Airdrop on iPhone -> Select files that you want to share and tap on share button and select airdrop and select your MacBook.
  • Click on Control center icon on mac on top menu -> Enable Airdrop and select everyone -> Select files that you want to share and right click on them and select share -> Airdrop and select iphone.

If you want to connect iPhone to MacBook wirelessly then you can connect iPhone to MacBook Pro or air using airdrop and screen mirror your iPhone to MacBook pro or Air wirelessly and you can connect iPhone to Mac in 3 ways. So let’s see in detail below.

How to Connect iPhone to MacBook Wirelessly

Connect iPhone to MacBook Wirelessly

Below Methods will help you connect iPhone to macbook wirelessly easily with these steps.

Using Bluetooth

To share files between both devices iphone and macbook pro or air you need to use airdrop is the best.

  • Turn on iPhone and Connect iPhone and macbook pro or air to the same wifi network.
  • On your MacBook -> Click on the bluetooth icon on the top menu.
  • Keep your iPhone near to your MacBook and select your iPhone from the list and click on it
  • Pair your iPhone with your MacBook pro or air and connect it.

That’s it, once you pair iphone to macbook pro or air using bluetooth your iphone is connected to your MacBook using bluetooth.

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Use Airdrop

You can connect iphone to macbook using airdrop easily and you need to enable airdrop on both iphone and macbook pro and select airdrops to connect to everyone and connect it with your iPhone.

Connect iPhone to MacBook Using Airdrop

  • Enable wifi and bluetooth on your iPhone and MacBook pro and connect to same wifi network.
  • Turn off hotspot on iPhone and place your iphone near to your Mac.
  • Now, you need to enable airdrop on iPhone -> Swipe from top to bottom -> tap on Airdrop and enable it.
  • Select the airdrop to connect to everyone on iphone.
  • Now, on iPhone -> Select the photos or videos that you want to share or screen mirror to macbook pro.
  • Select Share icon on bottom -> Select Airdrop option
  • Select your MacBook pro or air 

That’s it, this is how you connect your iPhone to MacBook pro using airdrop and share files, photos etc.

Connect MacBook to iPhone Using Airdrop

  • On your MacBook -> Click on control center icon on top left corner next to wifi icon.
  • Now, Click on Airdrop and turn it on
  • Select Airpods to Everyone.
  • Now, go to the files that you want to share on your MacBook to iPhone
  • Select files and right click on them and select Share -> Airdrop
  • Select your iPhone.

Thats it, this is how you connect and share files from macbook to iPhone using airdrop.

Using iCloud

  • Sign in with same apple id on both iphone and macbook
  • On iPhone -> Go to Settings -> Tap on Apple id banner
  • Select iCloud option -> Tap on Show All
  • Enable icloud option for all apps in the list by selecting the app and turn on icloud.
  • On your MacBook -> Select System Preferences from the dock
  • Click on Appel ID option
  • Click on iCloud option from the left side menu
  • Check sync all the apps by selecting the boxes next to app.

That’s it, this is how you connect your icloud to iPhone and sync all apps using icloud wirelessly on iphone and macbook pro or air.

How do I pair my iPhone with my Macbook?

To pair iPhone with macbook -> Enable bluetooth on both devices and connect to same wifi network.

  • On your iPhone select bluetooth and select your macbook pro
  • Now, connect it with your macbook and pair it.
  • On your MacBook pro -> Click on bluetooth icon and select your iPhone and pair it with your Macbook.

That;s it, this is how you pair and connect your iPhone to macbook pro or air on macOS ventura, MacOS monterey or any other MacOS.

Why can’t I pair my iPhone with my Macbook?

If you are connecting your iPhone with MacBook using airdrop then you need to select option airdrop to connect to everyone and make sure your iphone is nearby and connected to same wifi network and then try to connect.

If you are not connected to same wifi network and bluetooth is turned off on one of the devices, iphone or mac then it wont pair and if you are connected to different wifi networks then it wont pair.

Why won’t my iphone connect to my mac via bluetooth

Turn on bluetooth on both devices iphone and macbook pro or air and iphone wont connect to bluetooth and it will not and you need to use airdrop inorder to connect iphone to macbook and share files between iphone and macbook.

Pairing Unsuccessful MacBook Not Supported

If you are getting an error while connecting iphone to Macbook pro then you need to update iphone and macOS to latest version and try pairing macbook pro and restart your macbook pro and turn off and turn on bluetooth and connect again and you wont get paring unsuccessful macbook not supported issue.

Bluetooth pairing unsuccessful device not supported

Update macOS and iPhone to latest version and check with privacy and security settings and turn on discoverable and Remove other device that are no longer connected to iPhone and MacBook and restart your MacBook and start pairing and you will not get bluetooth pairing unsuccessful device not supported. 

How to Connect iPhone to MacBook Screen Mirroring

  • Connect iPhone and macbook to same wifi connection.
  • On your iPhone -> Scroll from top to bottom and open control center.
  • Now, tap on Screen mirroring or screen sharing option
  • Select your MacBook pro from the list of devices and tap on it.
  • You may ask to enter code and Simply tap on start screen mirroring and your iPhone will start screen mirroring your iPhone to MacBook pro or air.

That;s it, this is how you connect iphone to macbook pro or air and start screen mirroring from iPhone to Macbook

How to connect iphone to macbook without usb

You can connect iPhone to macbook without using usb as well by using AirDrop, using bluetooth and using icloud by signing into same apple id on both iphone and macbook pro or air and connect iphone to macbook without usb.

Shruti
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