How To Disable Continuity Call Relay in OS X Yosemite and iPad

Continuity call relay is great as it allows you to answer your phone call from iPhone on iPad or Mac. That means if any call comes on your iPhone, you can answer the call with your Mac or iPad even if it is not around you. Though it is unique and provides amazing convenience, it may irritate you especially when you have 4-5 iPads or Macs. Whenever any call comes on your iPhone, all the devices will start ringing until you stop it. Won’t that be annoying at times?

If you feel the need to turn Continuity call relay off, let’s dive in with the process to get rid of the unwanted ringing! Here is how you can do so with just a few simple steps on your iPad/iPod running iOS 8 or later and Mac loaded with OS X Yosemite.

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How to Turn off Continuity Call Relay in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite

How To Disable iPhone Calls on Mac OS X Yosemite:

Step #1. Launch FaceTime on your Mac.

Step #2. Click on Preferences.

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FaceTime Preferences on Mac OS X

Step #3. Unmark the box called iPhone Cellular Calls.

Disable iPhone Cellular Calls on Mac OS X

That’s done!

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How To Disable iPhone Calls on iPad Running iOS 8:

Step #1. Launch Settings.

Step #2. Tap on FaceTime.

FaceTime Settings on iPhone

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Step #3. Turn off iPhone Cellular/Mobile Calls.

Disable iPhone Cellular Calls on iPhone

You are done! From now on, they won’t ring whenever any call will come on your iPhone. You can turn it on again depending on the need to so.

Continuity call relay is an in-built feature in iOS 8 or later and OS X Yosemite. It can also relay SMS/ MMS to your iPad or Mac. Moreover, it lets you connect via Instant Hotspot, Airdrop between all the Apple compatible devices and Handoff that keeps all like devices in sync with one another.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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