Apple Releases Firmware Update 1A276D for AirTag, How to Check
Apple released its AirTag item-tracking accessory in April of this year alongside the new M1-powered iPad Pro, iMac, and Apple TV 4K. The company has now released a new firmware update version 1A276D for AirTags a month after the launch of the item-tracking accessory.
AirTag Firmware Updated to Version 1A276D With Privacy Improvements
The new firmware update is the first update for AirTag that comes with privacy features. Since the launch of the accessory, the AirTags have been received pretty well. However, there have been some privacy concerns with the accessory and Apple has addressed these issues by releasing new privacy features, The new feature alters the unknowing tracking beep sound from 'random' time to an 8 to 14-hour time frame.
Other than this, the new update also lets Android users gain information pertaining to a lost AirTag. Apple has given you the option to check the firmware version of your AurTag. If you are unfamiliar, simply follow the steps listed below.
1. Launch the Find My app on your iPhone.
2. Head over to the Items tab and choose your AirTag.
3. Simply tap on your AirTag which will reveal the serial number and firmware version.
This is all that you have to do in order to check the firmware version of the AirTag. Take note that the AirTag firmware is updated automatically and you cannot update it manually by any means. As of right now, you can just check if the new firmware version has been installed.
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