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iPhone widgets with Continuity on macOS 14 Sonoma not working

Apple’s latest operating system, macOS 14 Sonoma, comes with a host of exciting features. However, it has also brought along a range of issues, including a recent one that affects the functionality of iPhone Widgets and Continuity features. In this guide, we’ll explore the problems users are encountering and potential solutions.

Problems with Continuity Feature

Continuity is designed to seamlessly integrate various Apple devices, enabling a smooth user experience. One notable feature of Continuity is the ability to use iPhone widgets on your Mac. Unfortunately, users have reported several issues:

  • Widget Loading Problems: iPhone widgets may fail to load on the Mac.
  • Refresh Issues: Widgets may not refresh automatically or manually.
  • Unexpected Behavior: In some cases, attempting to use a widget on the Mac might open the corresponding app on the iPhone instead. Users might even receive a prompt saying, “Open <app> on iPhone to continue.”

iPhone widgets with Continuity on macOS 14 Sonoma not working

Is There a Solution?

Regrettably, as of now, there is no known workaround to resolve these issues. The lack of a solution could be due to the problem not receiving significant attention, with few users reporting it. It’s possible that Apple is unaware of this issue or that it’s not currently a top priority for them.

What You Can Do

To address this problem, it’s advisable to file a bug report with Apple promptly. By doing so, you can make Apple aware of the issue and increase the likelihood of a fix being developed and rolled out in a future macOS update.


While there is currently no immediate solution for the iPhone Widgets and Continuity issues on macOS 14 Sonoma, reporting the problem to Apple is a crucial step. Apple’s awareness of the issue will likely lead to a patch being released to address the problem in a future update. Keep an eye on official Apple updates, and we will update this guide accordingly once a solution becomes available. Stay tuned for further developments.

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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