Universal Control feature for macOS Monterey will come out later this fall

Following the MacBook Pro (2021) event, Apple announced that the new macOS Monterey update will be available on October 25 along with iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1, watchOS 8.1, and tvOS 15.1 updates. However, the Universal Control feature will not be part of the release this month and will launch later this year. Apple also seeded macOS Monterey Release Candidate prior to its public launch, next week.

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Universal Control will launch later this fall

Announced at the WWDC 21 event, the Universal Control will allow users to easily use their Mac Keyboard and mouse or trackpad to move between another Mac or an iPad to control it. It will also let users drag and drop files between multiple devices, seamlessly. All users will have to do is to log in with their Apple ID on respective devices, Universal Control does not require any setup equipment or software.

However, this feature is not ready yet for launch. On the Apple support page for macOS Monterey, listing all of the new features coming on October 25, it is mentioned that Universal Control along with few other features will not be part of the upcoming update.

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macOS Monterey features coming on October 25, 2021

Here are the new features and improvements coming next week to Mac

macOS Monterey features coming later this fall

  • Universal Control
  • Photos – Memories

Mac models compatible with macOS Monterey

  • iMac (2015 or later)
  • iMac Pro (2017 or later)
  • MacBook Air (2015 or later)
  • MacBook Pro (2015 or later)
  • Mac Pro (late 2013 or later)
  • Mac mini (late 2014 or later)
  • MacBook (2016 or later)
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