How To Know If An Apple Air Tag Is Tracking You?

Since the introduction of AIRTAG in 2021, Apple’s Bluetooth tracker with ultra-wideband has taken a step towards the future of extended reality and is a great way to find everyday items like your lost TV remote, water bottle, keychain, etc. Cybersecurity experts expressed concerns that the tracking device would be exploited and misused by stalkers. 

Meanwhile, there were multiple reports in which the users have reported that the AirTags have been used as a Stalking device, as the Stalkers can make these AirTags their solid weapon to track someone’s activity. These AirTags can either be secretly slipped into a person’s wallet or stuck onto the car. Listening to these types of news, the cybercrime department has taken several strict actions against the same and provided warnings to each and every person, which says, “Criminal uses of AirTags”. 

Concerned about a secret AirTag tracking you, then you must know the signs to tell whether the AirTags are following you or not have been mentioned below:

Symptoms to know whether an AirTag is tracking your location or not: 

  • Firstly, it all depends on the iPhone model which you are using. If you are using an iPhone running iOS 14.5 or later, you will get an alert notification on your iPhone if an AirTag is detected tracking you.
  • Make sure that you have enabled the Bluetooth settings to receive notifications. 
  • When you receive an AirTag alert while tapping on the alert, you will get an option to play sound to locate the AirTag quickly. 
  • Do not consider using various Bluetooth scanners to find any AirTag tracking you, as this process is unreliable and has no guarantee.

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