Throughout its comeback at WWDC, Apple showed off a feature called, which will allow users to control multiple Macs and iPads with a single mouse and keyboard or trackpad. When Apple said this feature and SharePlay will arrive on Macs later this fall. Although, you’ll need to wait a little longer for Universal Control.
Apple has quietly updated its website to state that Universal Control won’t be available until spring 2022. The delay, which was spotted by It might come as a disappointment to those who were hoping for a smoother connection between their devices in the near future. However, it is better to make sure that the feature is working properly rather than releasing a potentially buggy version.
When it arrives, the feature will be available on MacBook and Macbook Pro (2016 and later), 2019 Mac Pro, MacBook Air (2018 and later), iMac (2017 and later) and the 5K Retina 27-inch iMac from late 2015. For tablets Supported, you’ll be able to use iPad Pro, iPad Air (3rd generation and later), iPad (6th generation and later), and iPad mini (5th generation and later) with Universal Control.
You’ll need to be signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID on all devices. You can connect them via USB, or you can use Universal Control wirelessly as long as the devices are within 30 feet of each other.
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