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Guide to securing your AirTag

If technology is being used against you, use this website to secure your tech. Learn about Technology-facilitated abuse.

If it is your AirTag you want to secure, many security and privacy settings will be managed through your iCloud account.

Your AirTag is tied to an iCloud or Apple ID account. It’s important that your iCloud or Apple ID account is secure, as otherwise someone could gain access to your AirTag or the information stored on your account. You can use steps in this guide for your Apple ID/ iCloud Guide.


Remember, depending on whether or not you are living with the person who is harming you, you may choose to take different steps. Control and coercion make some of these steps impossible or not safe. Read these cautions before taking action.

Secure your tech

AirTag security guide – setting up an AirTag

Step 1: Add an AirTag in Find My on iPhone
Step 2: Rename your AirTag
Step 3: View AirTag serial number and firmware version.

AirTag security guide – removing your AirTag

Step 1: Remove your AirTag from your iPhone

Unknown AirTag security guide

AirTag was design to track things like a wallet, backpack, camera, luggage, etc. However, this device can also be used against you, to track your location.

Follow the steps below if you detect an unknown AirTag.

Step 1: How will you be notified that an unknown AirTag has been detected near you? (iPhone or iPad users)
Step 2: Find the unknown AirTag using sound (iPhone or iPad users)
Step 3: Find the unknown AirTag using Precision Finding (iPhone or iPad users)
Step 4: How to disable an unknown AirTag (iPhone or iPad users)
Step 5: How to detect if there is an unknown AirTag near you? (Android users)

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