The Universal Clipboard feature in macOS and iOS – and on the upcoming iPad OS – lets you copy text, photos, images,
This is extremely convenient. For example, you can browse the electronic ads from Publix and Kroger grocery stores on your Mac, and paste the add-on products right into your iPhone's grocery list.
The cool thing about Universal Clipboard is that you don't have to turn on any settings to make it work. It just happens automatically ̵
With these steps implemented, you can copy on one device, go to another and paste data (text, images or videos) to another. You must run at least iOS 10/11/12 and MacOS Sierra / High Sierra / Mojave to utilize Universal Clipboard. Based on public beta, I think the same process will work with MacOS Catalina and iOS 13, which comes in the fall.
With the Universal Clipboard feature, you can also copy entire files between Macs. To do this, make sure that:
- Your Macs support Universal Clipboard (as they should, by default)
- Both are logged on iCloud
- Both have Bluetooth enabled
- Both are on same WiFi network
- Select the file you want to copy and paste on a Mac
- Hit Command-C on the file to copy it
- Go to your other Mac
- Hit Command-V to paste the file