How do I find out who owns an AirTag?

Tap the notification. This opens a website that provides information about the AirTag, including its serial number and the last four digits of the phone number of the person who registered it. This can help you identify the owner, if you know them.

How do you identify an AirTag that's not yours?

Use Tracker Detect on Android to scan for AirTags

No Apple ID account is required. Just hit Scan and search for nearby AirTags. After downloading Tracker Detect, turn on Bluetooth, open the application, agree to the terms and conditions, and tap the blue Scan button to search for nearby items.

Can you trace an AirTag?

Find the precise location of an AirTag

Tap Items at the bottom of the screen, then tap the nearby AirTag. Tap Find. Do any of the following: Move closer to the AirTag: Start moving around to locate the AirTag and follow the onscreen instructions.

How do I return an AirTag to its owner?

The first relies on the Find My app, and here's how you can use the app to reset the AirTag:
  1. Open the Find My app on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Select the name of the AirTag that you want to remove from the list of devices.
  3. Swipe up from the bottom to reveal the AirTag settings.
  4. Tap Remove Item at the bottom of the page.

How do I get rid of someone else's AirTag?

Open the Find My app. Tap on the AirTag that you want to remove by choosing its name from the list. Swipe upwards to bring up the full AirTag settings. Tap on "Remove Item."

Found a Lost AirTag? Here’s What to Do

Does Apple notify you if an AirTag is following you?

However, Apple is aware of the problem and has made changes to how AirTags work to make them less suitable for unwanted tracking. Now they beep when they are away from their owner, and an iPhone will notify you if it sees an unknown AirTag near you for several hours.

How do I stop an AirTag from tracking me?

How to disable an unknown AirTag
  1. When you see a notification on the display of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, saying “AirTag Found Moving With You,” tap the notification.
  2. Now choose Continue.
  3. To disable the AirTag, tap Instructions to Disable AirTag, and follow the onscreen steps.

Will someone else's AirTag show up on my phone?

Unlike the security features available for the iPhone, the Android app does not automatically look for unknown AirTags. Users must initiate the scan.

Should I call the police if an AirTag is following me?

Tile said they will also provide resources to victims about how to stay safe if they suspect they are being tracked. So what if you find a tracking device on you? Call police.

Can you disable an AirTag that is following you?

Disable the AirTag

If the AirTag is not marked as lost, it is best to disable its tracking mechanisms as soon as possible. To disable an AirTag, remove its battery by pressing down on the battery cover and rotating it counter-clockwise until it can no longer be rotated. Then, remove the cover and the battery.

How do you check with iPhone if there is someone else AirTag near me?

If the unknown accessory is an AirTag and you have a supported iPhone model with Ultra Wideband, you can also tap Find Nearby to use Precision Finding to help you locate the unknown AirTag. Tap the alert. Tap Continue, then tap Find Nearby.

Can I return an opened AirTag?

If you purchased your item from Apple in the U.S., you can take it to any U.S. Apple Store for an exchange. Item exchanges are, of course, subject to in-store product availability.

Can you reset an AirTag you found?

That being said how can you reset an AirTag

Remove the cover and battery, then put the battery and cover back. Press down on the battery until you hear a beep. When the sound ends repeat the process four more times: remove and replace the battery, then press down on the battery until you hear a beep.

Can you deregister an Apple AirTag?

You can use the Find My app to remove an AirTag or third-party item from your Apple ID so someone else can register it. Learn how to register an AirTag or third-party item. Tap Items at the bottom of the screen, then tap the item you want to remove.

Can you return Personalised Airtags?

As Apple puts it on the US website: “The only exchange exceptions are personalized items (such as engraved iPhone, iPad, or AirPods) and Macs that have been custom-configured.

What is the lifespan of an apple AirTag?

AirTag is designed to keep going more than a year on a standard battery you can easily replace. And your iPhone lets you know when itʼs time to pop in a new one.

How do I disable an AirTag that is not mine?

Hold an iPhone next to an AirTag, and it will reveal the tag's serial number, which you can give to the police to find the owner. From there, you can disable the AirTag. "You turn the back of it counter-clockwise and pull the battery out. It has a standard watch battery," explained Skiba.

Can I use someone else's AirTag?

An AirTag can't be shared, but Apple does allow it to be transferred to an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that uses a different Apple ID even after activation. Unlike most other Apple gadgets, AirTag is surprisingly affordable.

Why did I get an AirTag notification on my iPhone?

By default, iOS will send an alert when an unknown AirTag is detected near you. This alerts you to the possibility that someone is tracking your location and allows you to (attempt to) locate the AirTag and get law enforcement involved if necessary.

Can AirTags go long distance?

This means as long as an AirTag is within Bluetooth range of anybody's iPhone (or other Apple device), it can passively communicate with it and then help you locate it. For example, you can locate an AirTag that's hundreds of miles away so long as somebody with an iPhone walks near it.

How far can AirTags track?

From Near to Far

It's important to note the limits of the AirTag. It's not a true GPS tracker, as it relies on being within 30 feet of someone's iPhone to deliver its location to the network. This works well in dense cities full of iPhone users, but it's much less useful in rural areas.

Do AirTags work without WiFi?

It works with Bluetooth LE (Low Energy). So if you are in range of Bluetooth, Then No. If not then you will need internet access in your phone to communicate with the FMP server. Once the Airtag is not in your range, It shares location using its nearby iPhones.
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