Sidecar only working with a wired connection?
Specific requirements. With portable Macs, you can use Sidecar if you're running a MacBook or MacBook Pro from 2016 or newer, or a Macbook Air from 2018 or later. The desktop Macs that can use it are the iMac, beginning with the 2015 models, the iMac Pro, the Mac mini from 2018 onwards, or the forthcoming Mac Pro.
According to Troughton-Smith, Sidecar supports the 27-inch iMac from Late 2015, the 2016 MacBook Pro, 2018 Mac mini, the new Mac Pro, the 2018 MacBook Air, the Early 216 MacBook and newer models of each device.
Sidecar Compatibility Mid 2016 MacBook Pro or newer. Late 2018 Mac mini or newer. Late 2018 MacBook Air or newer. Early 2016 MacBook or newer.
Sidecar Compatibility Late 2015 27" iMac or newer. Mid 2016 MacBook Pro or newer. Late 2018 Mac mini or newer. Late 2018 MacBook Air or newer.
Change settings If using macOS Big Sur or macOS Catalina, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Sidecar. These settings are available only on computers that support Sidecar. Show Sidebar: Show the sidebar on the left or right side of your iPad screen, or turn it off.
You can now set up Sidecar on your MacBook.
And with Free-Sidecar, the list of compatible Macs with Sidecar is as follows, as long as they're running at least macOS Catalina or newer: iMac Late 2012 or newer, iMac Pro, Mac Pro Late 2013 or newer, Mac Mini Late 2012 or newer, MacBook Early 2015 or newer, MacBook Air Mid 2012 or newer, MacBook Pro Mid 2012 or
You can use Sidecar on the following models: MacBook Pro (2016 or later) MacBook (2016 or later) MacBook Air (2018 or later)
It sounds like you have a question about using Sidecar between two Macs. I'd be happy to share information that may help. Sidecar can only be used between an iPad and a Mac that meet the system requirements.
Specifically, Sidecar works with 2016 and later MacBooks, 2018 and later MacBook Air models and 2016 and later MacBook Pros.
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