How Long Does AirTag Battery Last

AirTag is a battery-powered tag that you can attach to just about anything. It’s perfect for keeping track of your belongings, whether at home or on the go. But how long does the AirTag battery last? And is it rechargeable? Keep reading to find out.

AirTag is a small and round Bluetooth tracker. The button on the front of the device activates AirTag’s Play Sound feature, which can help you locate your lost belongings. AirTag also has an LED light that indicates its current battery level: green for full power, amber for power-saving mode, and red when it’s time to replace the battery. So, how long does the AirTag battery last? According to Apple, you can expect your AirTag’s battery to last for around one year with normal usage. That’s pretty impressive, considering many Bluetooth trackers only offer a few months of battery life. If you need to replace the AirTag battery, it’s easy to do so — pop off the back of the device and replace the CR2032 lithium coin battery with a new one. You can find these batteries at most electronics stores or online.

What happens when the AirTag battery dies?

When your AirTag’s battery dies, you don’t have to replace the whole tag. Instead, you can open the back and replace the CR2032 coin battery that powers it. According to Apple, each AirTag should last for about a year with daily use, so you can expect to need to replace the battery once or twice over the lifetime of the tag. Thankfully, the process is quick and easy, taking less than 30 seconds. And since AirTags are designed to be kept on your keychain or bag, it’s unlikely that you’ll ever misplace one long enough for the battery to die in the first place.

How do I know if my AirTag is dying?

Your iPhone might alert you with a notification stating the battery is about to be dead. You can also tell whether the AirTags batteries are low by checking the battery percentage on your Find My app. If an AirTag is getting low on power, you’ll see a yellow icon next to it in the list of devices. To extend the life of an AirTag, put it into Lost Mode when you’re not using it. This will disable all of the AirTag’s features except for beacon signals, which use very little power. You can also remove the battery and put it back in when ready to use the AirTag again.

How much is an AirTag battery?

An AirTag battery replacement will set you back around $8-$10 for a six-pack of CR2032 batteries, which are widely available at most drugstores and large retailers. The AirTag is relatively inexpensive, so the replacement battery cost shouldn’t be a deterrent for anyone interested in using the product. And, since the batteries are easy to find and replace, you shouldn’t have any trouble keeping your AirTag up and running for a long time.

Can AirTag find iPhone?

The new Apple AirTag is a small, wireless tracker that can be attached to keys, wallets, bags, or other items. Once connected to an iOS device, the AirTag can help locate the item if it is lost. Importantly, the AirTag can also be used to find a lost iPhone. To do this, attach the AirTag to the back of the iPhone case (or in another location where it will not be easily lost). Then, open the Find My app and select the “Network” tab. The app will show all the devices attached to the same network as the AirTag, including the iPhone. As long as the AirTag is within range of the iPhone, it should appear on the list. If not, try moving closer to the iPhone and searching again. 

Is Apple AirTag waterproof?

AirTag, Apple’s new item tracker, is not waterproof. However, it is water-resistant. This means that it can withstand minor instances of water, like splashes. Apple advises against exposing AirTag to direct sunlight, rain, snow, or high humidity for extended periods. If AirTag does get wet, it is important to dry it off as soon as possible to prevent damage. Water resistance is a common feature in many electronic devices, and it is important to remember that even water-resistant devices are not immune to all forms of water damage.

What’s the range of the AirTag?

 One question that people often have about AirTags is the range of their signal? According to Apple, AirTags range up to 30 feet when they are out in the open. However, their range is effectively infinite as long as an iPhone is nearby connected to the internet. AirTags rely on the AppleFind My network to relay their location information. So as long as an iPhone is within range of an AirTag, its owner will be able to track it down.

Does AirTag work without WiFi?

The Air Tag uses Bluetooth to communicate with your iPhone, so it doesn’t need an internet connection to work. However, the tag uses the “Find My” app to help locate your items. To get the most accurate location information, it’s best to turn on your WiFi when you’re using the Air Tag. That way, the app can triangulate your position using nearby WiFi networks. Even without WiFi, though, the Air Tag should still be able to help you find your lost belongings.

Does AirTag work long distances?

AirTag’s range varies depending on the environment and the attached object. The AirTag can maintain a connection up to its advertised range of 800 feet in open areas with few obstacles. However, the AirTag’s range is significantly reduced in cluttered or urban environments. Additionally, suppose the AirTag is attached to a metal object or placed inside a metal container. In that case, its range will be greatly reduced. Despite these limitations, AirTag is still one of the market’s most accurate and reliable trackers.

In summary, AirTags help keep track of important items. They have the potential to save people a lot of time and hassle by helping them locate lost or misplaced items. AirTags can be attached to keychains, purses, wallets, and other easily lost items. They can also be placed in hidden locations, such as inside a shoe or under a couch cushion. When an item is lost, the owner can use the AirTag app to view the last known location of the tag. In addition, AirTag can play a sound when it is within range of the owner’s iPhone, making it easier to find hidden or hard-to-reach items. Overall, AirTag is an innovative and convenient way to keep track of important belongings.

About the author, Phil Borges

Phil Borges is a battery aficionado. He's written extensively about batteries, and he loves nothing more than discussing the latest innovations in the industry. He has a deep understanding of how batteries work, and he's always on the lookout for new ways to improve their performance.