Apple allows its users to enjoy the Continuity feature in their devices as long as the gadgets they are using are on the same Wi-Fi network. The company is set to expand the feature with the iOS 9 beta which will then allow T-Mobile subscribers to enjoy the same Continuity feature on their Apple devices using the carrier's cellular network.

With Continuity, users can easily send and receive SMS or calls on their iPad or Mac even when their iPhone device is in a different location. However, this feature is only possible if both devices are on the same Wi-Fi network.

T-Mobile's iPhone customers will soon be able to enjoy the Continuity feature with the iOS 9 which is set to launch fully in the fall season. The said feature is also scheduled to roll out to T-Mobile's iPad owners.

The description of the feature says that "Wi-Fi calling for other devices allows other devices signed into your iCloud account to make and receive calls using your carrier account even when your iPhone is not nearby."

A separate description is targeted to iPhone users from other carriers. It says: "Use your iPhone cellular connection to make and receive calls on devices signed into your iCloud account when they are nearby and on Wi-Fi."

If such plan pushes through, T-Mobile will be the first carrier in the U.S. to offer the Continuity feature to its iPhone and iPad users. Users who have the iOS 9 beta installed can start switching their devices in order to continue their texts and phone conversations even if the devices that they are using are not on a Wi-Fi network. This feature will eventually roll out to customers of other carriers.

While the change may seem small, it definitely adds more convenience as far as Continuity is concerned. If the user accidentally left his iPhone in the house, he can still answer calls and messages from his Mac laptop when he gets to the office. Moving the feature to a cellular network would simply mean that the user will never be out of reach when he is using an Internet-connected Apple device.

Developers who run iOS 9 under the T-Mobile cellular network can already start accessing the feature. Beta testers can start accessing in July when Apple launches iOS 9 to public beta testers.

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