Worried an Apple AirTag Is Secretly Tracking You? Here’s What You Can Do

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The Apple logo is displayed connected  the backmost  of an iPhone successful  London connected  Aug. 3, 2016. (Carl Court/Getty Images)

The Apple logo is displayed connected the backmost of an iPhone successful London connected Aug. 3, 2016. (Carl Court/Getty Images)

If you deliberation you are being accompanied by an chartless AirTag—the tracking instrumentality made by Apple Inc.—here’s what you tin do:

iPhone Users

If utilizing an iPhone, you should crook connected your determination services (found successful ‘Settings’), Bluetooth and tracking notifications (found successful the “Find My” app).

After this, if you person a notification that reads, “AirTag Found Moving With You,” open the “Find My” exertion wherever a representation with reddish dashes volition beryllium displayed. This indicates the unsmooth determination of the chartless AirTag detected astir you.

Users person the enactment to play a dependable to find the AirTag oregon alternatively, they tin intermission notifications if the tracking instrumentality is known to them.

Apple gives users the enactment to disable tracking connected chartless AirTags and besides spot if they person been tracked by the proprietor of the AirTag.

On Android

Apple has a “Tracker Detect” application that Android users tin download from the Google Play Store.

The app looks for AirTags and compatible devices from different companies. The App tin beryllium utilized to play a dependable connected an chartless AirTag provided it has been adjacent you for astatine slightest 10 minutes.

The Tim Cook-led company recommends removing batteries from trackers to disable tracking. Users of the App tin look up the serial fig of an AirTag utilizing the app and entree a website for much information.

Beware False Alarms

It was reported precocious that immoderate AirTags users are getting mendacious alerts astir being tracked. According to the Wall Street Journal, these alerts tin beryllium identified due to the fact that they diagnostic consecutive reddish lines radiating retired of the user’s determination connected the map.

By Shivdeep Dhaliwal

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