How to Prevent Google Workspace Users on iOS Devices From Using Apple Handoff

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Workspace administrators

You can prevent or allow Google Workspace users to use Apple Handoff to send an app’s data between devices so they can start work on one device and continue on another. 

For example, an IOS user can start reading a document on Safari on their iPad and continue reading it on their iPhone.

Requirements to control access to Apple Handoff in Google Workspace

  • This setting requires Advanced iOS Mobile Management and an Apple Push Certificate, and it only applies to supervised devices.
  • It applies only to users with Google Workspace Enterprise Plus, G Suite Enterprise for Education, or Cloud Identity Premium licenses.

How to allow or disable Apple Handoff step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Prevent Google Workspace Users On iOS Devices From Using Apple Handoff - Step 1

In Google Admin at, click Devices > Mobile & endpoints > Settings > iOS settings in the menu on the left.

Step 2

How To Prevent Google Workspace Users On iOS Devices From Using Apple Handoff - Step 2

Select Advanced Security.

Step 3

How To Prevent Google Workspace Users On iOS Devices From Using Apple Handoff - Step 3

Select Handoff.

Step 4

How To Prevent Google Workspace Users On iOS Devices From Using Apple Handoff - Step 4

Check the box to Allow Handoff and click SAVE. Changes can take up to 24 hours.

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