How to Stop Incoming Phone Calls from Ringing On Your Mac and iPad

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When somebody calls my iPhone, it rings, as you’d anticipate. However so do my Mac and my iPad. It feels like a teenage band at their first rehearsal: everybody’s making an attempt to play the identical tune, however they’re not doing it on the identical time.

Whereas I get how this function could possibly be handy, I’ve by no means answered a telephone name from my Mac. I’ve at all times simply picked up my iPhone. Should you’re in the identical boat, it is perhaps value turning it off. Right here’s how.

You want to flip this function off in your iPhone, not your Mac or iPad. So seize your telephone and go to Settings > Phone. Then, choose Calls on Different Gadgets.

Now you can toggle which different units you need to Permit Calls On, or simply flip the function off absolutely. I’ve gone the entire hog and turned off Permit Calls on Different Gadgets to cease my Mac from ever ringing once more.

Now if you get a telephone name, it’ll simply ring in your telephone, quite on each Apple system close by that’s hooked up to your iCloud account.


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