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How to Use 'Separation Alerts' in iOS 15 so You Never Forget Your Phone Again

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If you’re like me, leaving the house is consistently a last-minute, out-of-breath dash as you desperately try to avoid being late to wherever you’re going. As such, things like keys, bags, even MacBooks are often forgotten, remembered only when it’s too late. If that’s true for you, you’ll want to take advantage of…

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How to Refresh Location in Find My on iPhone or iPad

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If you use Find My with iPhone to keep track of location of friends, family, items, or Apple devices, you may be wondering how you can refresh the location when you’re looking at the Find My map.

Refreshing the Find My location can be necessary for many reasons, for example if you’re wanting to see the most up to date location for something like a lost iPhone, or a person who is traveling. If you’re wondering how to refresh someones location, or force Find My to update, this may be helpful to you.

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How to Add Third-Party Accessories to Find My on iPhone & iPad

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Did you know that you can use Apple’s Find My service with third-party accessories? That’s right, you don’t have to own Apple’s AirTags accessory. Although the list of supported devices is somewhat limited right now, it’s certainly a feature that you may want to keep your eye on.

The Find My service that’s baked into Apple devices allows its users to easily locate their devices in case they go missing or get stolen. It’s extremely helpful in a lot of different scenarios. For example, let’s say you cannot find your AirPods in your house, you can…

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How to Rename AirTags

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Do you regret the name that you chose during the initial setup of your AirTag? Or, do you want to change the accessory that you’re using your AirTag with? Either way, you may be looking to rename your AirTag. This is actually a lot simpler than you think.

AirTags can be used with a lot of different things in your household. For example, you can attach it to your keychain, put it in your backpack, store it in your wallet, or even add it to your pet’s collar. However, if you only have a limited number of AirTags, your priorities may change over time and you…

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Found a Lost AirTag? Here’s What You Can Do to Find AirTags Owner

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Did you find someone else’s AirTag out in the wild? If so, you probably want to do the right thing and return it to the rightful owner. So, how do you find the contact information related to an AirTag? That’s what we’ll show you how to do, and while it’s not quite as simple as asking Siri to find the owner of a lost iPhone, it’s not difficult either.

It’s pretty easy to lose AirTags since they’re tiny button-shaped tracking devices. Most people would ideally add them to a keychain or store them in their wallets, but it’s still fairly easy to…

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How to Find Lost AirTags Without an iPhone

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Don’t have an iPhone or iPad in your hand to track your missing AirTags? No problem. You do have one other way, provided you own a Mac. The Find My app on macOS allows you to get the directions and even put your AirTags in Lost Mode.

While it’s true that you cannot set up a new AirTag without an iPhone or iPad at least for the moment, you can still access Find My features for your AirTags to a certain extent with your Mac. Sure, you cannot use it to play a sound on a nearby AirTag or take advantage of Precision Finding, but two of the most important…

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How to Find a Lost Apple Watch

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Most of the time your Apple Watch is likely to be on your wrist, for obvious reasons. But there are plenty of reasons to take it off and when you do, that’s when it’s likely to go missing. Kids, pets, or just general forgetfulness can be wonderful reasons to lose something like a watch but unlike traditional watches, the Apple Watch has a feature built in for this exact scenario. You can use your iPhone to not only locate your Apple Watch, but to make it play a sound, too.


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How to Remove AirTag from Find My on iPhone & iPad

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Are you planning to sell or giveaway the AirTags you currently own? In that case, hold up for a second. You can’t just transfer the ownership of your AirTags right away. There’s something you need to do first, and that’s remove the AirTags from Find My.

AirTags are the handy trackers that can help you locate keys, bags, and other stuff. Similar to how you’d typically restore your iPhone before you sell or give it away, you’ll need to remove your AirTag from your list of Find My devices so that a new user is able to take ownership of the device. If you…

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How to Manually Add AirTag to Find My on iPhone & iPad

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Are you having trouble setting up the AirTags that you just purchased the normal way? More specifically, is your AirTag not showing up on your iPhone when you bring it nearby? No worries, you still have another way to set it up by adding them manually to Find My.

AirTags mark the entry of Apple’s entry into yet another product segment. Since these are completely new products from Apple, a lot of users may be clueless when they run into issues like this. As usual, Apple does make it extremely easy to set up an AirTag for sure, but it isn’t 100% flawless….

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Precision Finding Not Working With AirTags? Here’s How to Fix

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Are you unable to get Precision Finding to work on your iPhone? Maybe, you’re seeing the Directions option instead of “Find” in the Find My app? These are potential issues that new AirTags owners may come across, but it’s a fairly simple fix.

One of the standout features of Apple’s new AirTags is the Precision Finding feature. It gives iPhone users a unique way to pinpoint the location of their AirTag with the Find My service. What a lot of users seem to overlook is the fact that this particular feature relies on the Apple U1 chip isn’t available on…

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