How to Use Continuity Camera in macOS Mojave and iOS 12

Continuity Camera lets you instantly add a photo to your project or scan a document using your iPhone on Mac running macOS Mojave. Head over to put this new feature to test and toss up your thoughts about its usability!

You are working on a project on your Mac and suddenly, you remember that you had to capture a new photo and add it to your document. What would you do normally? Snap the pic, transfer it to your and then import it to the respective app. No longer! You can now take the advantage of Continuity Camera in macOS Mojave and iOS 12 to quickly capture a photo using your iPhone and directly insert it to your project on Mac.

Besides, it also lets you scan a document using your iPhone and instantly add it to your project. It can come very handy especially when you are preparing a presentation or a worksheet.

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How Use Continuity Camera Between iPhone and Mac

Quick navigation:

How to Add a Photo to your Project with Continuity Camera on Mac Running macOS Mojave

Note: Both your Mac and iPhone must be synced to the same Apple ID. Besides, ensure that they are connected to Wi-Fi.

Step #1. First off, launch an app like Notes, TextEdit Pages or Keynote and open a document.

Then, you need to right-click on the space within the document and select Take Photo in the menu.

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Note: Alternately, click on Edit menu → Insert from Your iPhone → Take Photo.

Step #2. Next, you need to capture a photo using your iPhone. (If you have multiple iOS devices, you need to select the preferred one.)

Step #3. Next up, tap on Use Photo. Now, your photo will show up in your document.

Add Title or URL to Your Photo:

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macOS lets you add a description, title or even URL to your added photo.

Step #1. Assuming the document is open, double-click your photo.

Step #2. Now, you have the option to add a description, title or even a URL.

Remove the Photo from Your Project:

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If you don’t want to keep the photo you have just added, you can get rid of it with ease.

Step #1. Head over to the document on your Mac.

Step #2. Now, double click on the photo.

Step #3. Next, you need to click on Remove Photo in the popup.

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How to Scan a Document with Continuity Camera in macOS Mojave

Step #1. Launch an app like Notes, Keynote, TextEdit or Pages and open a document. Then, right-click on the space within the document.

Step #2. Now, you need to select Scan Documents in the menu.

Note: Alternately, you can click on the Edit menu → Insert from your iPhone → Scan Documents.

Step #4. Next, use your iPhone to scan the document.

Note: With iOS 12, you can scan a document right from Control Center and Home screen. For more info, head over here.

Step #5. Next up, you can ideally adjust the scan by dragging the handle. Once you are happy with the result, tap on Keep ScanSave. The scanned document will be inserted into the document on your computer.

You also have the option to add some info to your scanned document. For instance, you can add a nice description, a title or even a URL. It’s pretty simple to do.

How to Add URL or Title to Your Scanned Document in macOS Mojave

Step #1. Head over to the document in question and double-click on it.

Step #3. Now, you can add a befitting title, type in a description and even enter a URL.

Don’t want to keep a scanned document anymore? You can get rid of it with ease.

How to Remove Scanned Document in macOS Mojave

Step #1. Head over to the document and double-click on it.

Step #2. Next, click on Remove Image in the pop-up.

That’s all there is to it!

Wrapping up:

What’s your take on this Continuity feature? Do share your views about it down below in the comments.

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Rajesh Mishrahttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Tracking down the trending stories that are making headlines on the Internet and exploring Apple devices are what appeal Mr. Mishra the most. Aside from catching up with the fun-loving videos and FPS, he likes playing badminton and composing poems!

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