Universal Control is no longer a “beta” feature, with the removal of beta labeling in macOS Monterey 12.4 and iPadOS 15.5 release candidates that were released to developers and public beta testers earlier today.


Apple released Universal Control in March as part of macOS Monterey 12.3 and iPadOS 15.4, and since launch it’s had a beta label as Apple has worked to squash bugs and fix all minor issues.

Under System Preferences > Displays > ‌Universal Control‌, the beta labeling next to the ‌Universal Control‌ options has been removed. Similarly, there is no longer a beta label on the iPad under System Preferences > AirPlay > Handoff > Cursor & Keyboard.

‌Universal Control‌ is designed to let you use a single mouse/trackpad and keyboard across multiple Macs and iPads, with the feature designed to work automatically with ‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.3 and later and iPadOS 15.4 or later.

Although ‌Universal Control‌ was available in beta, it worked well for users, which is why Apple was able to remove the beta labeling just a few months after the feature launched.

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