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Put this file as /Library/Preferences/FeatureFlags/Domain/Ensemble.plist and reboot to (hopefully) turn on Universal Control on macOS 12
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
<!-- not sure which one it is, so set both -->
<key>Ensemble</key>
<dict>
<key>Enabled</key>
<true/>
</dict>
<key>Enabled</key>
<dict>
<key>Enabled</key>
<true/>
</dict>
</dict>
</plist>
@capjuancode
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capjuancode commented Oct 25, 2021

Its not working on todays release version 12.0.1 (21A559)

@akxer
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akxer commented Oct 25, 2021

Can confirm, it's not working on MacOS 12.0.1 (21A559)

@capjuancode
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capjuancode commented Oct 25, 2021

Can confirm, it's not working on MacOS 12.0.1 (21A559)

Sad........... 😭

@xihajun
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xihajun commented Oct 25, 2021

有没有人在最新的IOS15版本和Monterey上成功使用了这个功能?

似乎不行

@zhuowei
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zhuowei commented Oct 26, 2021

It looks like macOS 12.0.1 (21A559) completely removed /System/Library/CoreServices/UniversalControl.app, so this unlock will no longer work. Hopefully it'll return in a later beta.

@capjuancode
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capjuancode commented Oct 26, 2021

It looks like macOS 12.0.1 (21A559) completely removed /System/Library/CoreServices/UniversalControl.app, so this unlock will no longer work. Hopefully it'll return in a later beta.

@zhuowei could we uploaded from one of the betas or is more then just copying a folder...

@SoslanZ
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SoslanZ commented Oct 26, 2021

Pls uploaded this file and share :)

It looks like macOS 12.0.1 (21A559) completely removed /System/Library/CoreServices/UniversalControl.app, so this unlock will no longer work. Hopefully it'll return in a later beta.

@zhuowei could we uploaded from one of the betas or is more then just copying a folder...

@ky678
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ky678 commented Oct 26, 2021

Pls uploaded this file and share :)

It looks like macOS 12.0.1 (21A559) completely removed /System/Library/CoreServices/UniversalControl.app, so this unlock will no longer work. Hopefully it'll return in a later beta.

@zhuowei could we uploaded from one of the betas or is more then just copying a folder...

Agree, I am also on 12.0.1 and the method didn't work

@HangDie
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HangDie commented Oct 26, 2021

It dose'nt work in 12.0.1😭

@jamiescott23
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jamiescott23 commented Oct 26, 2021

12.0.1 completely broke it. Click on the night shift in display preferences and you'll see the Universal Control menu with beta tags.

@sindhus-in
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sindhus-in commented Oct 27, 2021

12.0.1 is same as "Monterey" release right? Why is this feature not there? even when the official press release https://www.apple.com/in/macos/monterey/ says its there! wth? why is nobody holding them accountable for this false advertising? I've been waiting so long for this feature and then they go and disable it? 🤬

@vichaos
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vichaos commented Oct 28, 2021

Having /System/Library/CoreServices/UniversalControl.app from latest working beta doesn't help too
Screen Shot 2564-10-29 at 03 23 21

@ChDel
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ChDel commented Oct 28, 2021

and 12.1 Beta 1 is not working either..
Screen Shot 2021-10-28 at 2 44 37 PM
unable to turn them on.

@MRZ6751
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MRZ6751 commented Oct 29, 2021

I'm having the exact same problem, but I'm not on any Beta.

@andyoungy1
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andyoungy1 commented Nov 2, 2021

Anyone know if this is working on the public 12.1 beta? Before I install and try it? I am on the non beta 12.0.1 so it isn't working, there doesn't seem to be any sign of the universal control application anywhere in the core services so I assume that is why?

@lukePeavey
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lukePeavey commented Nov 3, 2021

@andyoungy1 No, there is no universal control in 12.1, at least not by default.

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lukePeavey commented Nov 3, 2021

The Monterey site now says universal control will be "available later this year."

@cksachdev
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cksachdev commented Nov 10, 2021

Is there a way to downgrade to Monterey 12 Beta 5 from current version 12.1 Beta (21C5021h)?

@christophermoodaley
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christophermoodaley commented Nov 10, 2021

The Monterey site now says universal control will be "available later this year."

doesn't say that for me

@perkstvr
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perkstvr commented Nov 17, 2021

Has anybody on beta 3 managed to tick the option to allow the cursor and keyboard to move between nearby mac's (see screenshot)? I can bring the window up but can't check the tickbox.

I can get this up when not connected to another screen and when searching in settings for universal

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@tshafer
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tshafer commented Nov 17, 2021

Has anybody on beta 3 managed to tick the option to allow the cursor and keyboard to move between nearby mac's (see screenshot)? I can bring the window up but can't check the tickbox.

I can get this up when not connected to another screen and when searching in settings for universal

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I can not get it to click.

@tkgshn
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tkgshn commented Nov 18, 2021

I faced the problem ( installed 21C5031d) too.
And, I just published how to solve and using "Universal Control" .

If it helps, send me some bitcoins from Tip Jar, thank you!

https://twitter.com/tkgshn/status/1461339717614862337?s=20
Image from Gyazo

@newmediacrew
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newmediacrew commented Feb 10, 2022

One of my machines is a 13 inch early 2015 modal. Which isn't supported. However Monterey 12.3 beta is up and running on it. Is there a simple way to make it available. I mean it doesn't make any sense the OS is running on the machine, but one native application refuses to work.

@zhuowei
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zhuowei commented Feb 10, 2022

@newmediacrew ask khronokernel: https://twitter.com/khronokernel/status/1428407216931999749 it's possible to override the list of supported Macs, but you'd need to disable SIP and find a way to inject code into the Universal Control app somehow

@newmediacrew
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newmediacrew commented Feb 10, 2022

@zhuowei this looks pretty difficult even for an full stack developer as myself... I'll wait a bit. Thank you for the information though.

@WowbaggersLiquidLunch
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WowbaggersLiquidLunch commented Feb 10, 2022

@newmediacrew a different (likely easier) option is using OpenCore Legacy Patcher to enable it. The thing that does the job in the patcher is in acidanthera/FeatureUnlock and also provided by khronokernel. Also it doesn't require disabling SIP first I think. And here is a tutorial to make it even easier.

@mdiodsnin
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mdiodsnin commented Jun 12, 2022

cc

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