Apple shares the features and changes in the latest AirTag firmware updates

Apple has launched two firmware updates for its AirTag since November. Although Apple had not shared the details of what changes they brought with these updates at the time, the company has now listed all the new features and changes in the released firmware updates.

AirTag is an electronic tracker that is used to track items like purses, bags, keys, and more. With Find My network support, users can not only locate their tracker in real time but also share locations across Apple devices and more.

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Here are all the changes Apple introduced in AirTag firmware updates, 2.0.24 and 2.0.36

In a new support article published on Apple’s website, the company details what’s new in AirTag firmware updates 2.0.24 and 2.0.36.

  • Firmware update 2.0.24, released on November 10, 2022, lets all iPhone users locate an unidentified AirTag with Precision Finding. They also enhanced notification alerts to let users know when an AirTag is separated from its owner. However, some of the features require iOS 16 or later.
  • Firmware update 2.0.36, released on December 12, 2022, fixes issues with the tracker’s built-in accelerometer which did not activate in certain scenarios. The sensor is used to help users detect when an AirTag is moving with them via their iPhones.

Apple AirTag

Users can check the firmware version of their tracker by opening the Find My app > items tab > select AirTag in the list of items >  the serial number and firmware version will appear.

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