The new iOS 8 Continuity feature lets you make and receive phone calls on your iPad, iPod touch or Mac. If you use this feature, when you receive a phone call, all your devices will ring as long as your devices running iOS 8 (or Mac OS X Yosemite) are on the same Wi-Fi network. You may want to disable this feature on a device, so that this particular device could not be used to make or receive calls. Here is how:
How to enable/disable continuity calling on iPad and iPod touch:
- Go to Settings > FaceTime. Here you can enable or disable iPhone Cellular Calls:
How to enable/disable continuity calling on Mac OS X Yosemite:
- Note that Mac Yosemite is not publicly available yet. To enable/disable this feature, launch FaceTime then Preferences. Check or Uncheck iPhone Cellular Calls setting.
Related: iOS 8.0.2 available: How to update
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