1. Ventus221's Avatar
    I was wondering if the MMS and SMS stuff including Handoff, will be device specific like ipad air only or Bluetooth 4.0 only becauae I have an iPad 3 and i am looking forward to these features on ios 8 and I hope i dont need an upgrade to use them.
    07-26-2014 04:15 PM
  2. linsiris's Avatar
    Good question, I'm sure you are not the only one wondering. Chances are it will have a device cut-off due to technical and hardware limitation on older devices, like Apple has done many times before.

    But I'm not sure which devices will get what.
    qbnkelt likes this.
    07-26-2014 06:18 PM
  3. ethansawicki's Avatar
    Well I know it's Mac specific they really didn't mention anything about iPhone limitations at wwdc
    07-26-2014 06:47 PM
  4. rayz336's Avatar
    I'm wondering the same thing honestly
    07-26-2014 10:29 PM
  5. Ventus221's Avatar
    So its still kind of a toss up? uhhhhhh okkk
    07-27-2014 12:08 AM
  6. Flow39's Avatar
    I'd assume they'd still support any device with Bluetooth 3.0 and above, because so many devices they've made, but this is just my 2 cents
    07-27-2014 12:36 AM
  7. acerace113's Avatar
    As far as I know continuity will require Bluetooth 4.0 LE which means only the iPad 2 won't be supported. So the supported iOS devices would be; iPhone 4S/5/5S, iPad 3/4/Air, iPad mini 1/2, iPod touch 5.
    SachinBahal likes this.
    07-27-2014 07:51 AM
  8. Anthonyiamador's Avatar
    Well so far it works between my iPhone 5 and iPad mini first gen.

    Sent from my iPhone using iMore Forums
    07-27-2014 12:45 PM
  9. Ventus221's Avatar
    Anyone try it on an ipad 3?
    07-28-2014 12:54 AM
  10. Ventus221's Avatar
    08-06-2014 04:38 AM
  11. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    An iPad 3 has Bluetooth 4.0 so it should be supported just fine. But I do t actually have one to test with.
    08-06-2014 07:57 AM
  12. John Yester's Avatar
    Looks like my Mac is out of the spec's.. But I would mostly use my iPad and iPhone anyways.
    08-20-2014 12:57 PM
  13. klcrow8690's Avatar
    SMS & MMS relay to other devices should work just fine on the older ones without Bluetooth LE. It's done over Wifi, though if you don't have an iPhone (say you have a Mac and a cellular iPad), you will be stuck on iMessage.
    08-30-2014 10:56 AM
  14. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Cool, if the iPad 3 gets it then I'm covered until I get my iPad Air....
    09-06-2014 04:36 PM
  15. reversalagent's Avatar
    Ok, sorry if this has been covered, but I want to be sure. I currently do not have an iphone, but looking to change to one now (either 5s or 6). I have an ipad air now though. I DO NOT have a mac computer. But, can SMS/MMS from non-iphone users sync to the iphone/ipad in this type of setup? Is that my understanding of how this will work? It is not completely clear on Apple's website.
    09-10-2014 02:11 PM

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