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How to Use Continuity Camera in macOS Mojave

Macs and iOS devices have worked in harmony for years, and macOS Mojave has brought that to the next level with Continuity Camera.

This new tool allows you to send images directly into apps on your MacBook after shooting them on your iPhone or iPad.

Currently, Continuity Camera support is limited to Apple's apps, as macOS Mojave is currently in beta, and developers haven't had the chance to build it into their software.

MORE: How to Download the macOS Mojave Public Beta

But if you're willing to put beta software on your machine, it's time to get familiar with macOS Mojave's Continuity Camera:

1. In a supported macOS app, click Edit.

2. Select Insert from iPhone.

3. Select Take Photo. Selecting Scan Documents turns your smartphone or tablet into a scanner, allowing you to photograph a document before it adjusts it to look like a scanned PDF.

4. You'll see an alert to take a photo with your device.

5. Take the photo.

It will be inserted!

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Henry is a senior writer at Laptop Mag, covering security, Apple and operating systems. Prior to joining Laptop Mag — where he's the self-described Rare Oreo Expert — he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro, and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine. You can find him at your local pro wrestling events, and wondering why Apple decided to ditch its MagSafe power adapters.