Sidecar connection problem

Created at: 2021-04-26 05:38:33
Questioner General

iPad keeps disconnecting from my Mac as soon as it connects to sidecar. Tried connecting via usb but an error pops out that I should turn my wifi on. Both my iPad and MacBook are up to date.

Answer #1:

By: Bennett Rohan

iPad keeps disconnecting from my Mac as soon as it connects to sidecar. Tried connecting via usb but an error pops out that I should turn my wifi on. Both my iPad and MacBook are up to date.

Answer #2:

By: Mr. Orval Runolfsson

Hey BrendaHavoujian,



Thank you for using the Apple Support Communities! We understand you're having an issue where your iPad is disconnecting from your Mac as soon as you try connecting via Sidecar. We'd like to get you pointed in the best direction to start troubleshooting this towards resolution.



The best and first thing you should do with an issue like this, is start with the basics. To do this, check out the information under 'Sidecar system requirements' and 'Additional requirements', as well as the 'Learn more' sections all within this article: Use your iPad as a second display for your Mac with Sidecar. There will be a lot of helpful information to review and confirm first.



Keep us posted. Regards.