AirTags: the Locate app confirms the arrival of Apple Bluetooth trackers

AirTags, the Bluetooth beacons developed in secret by Apple, have just appeared in the Find My app on iOS 14.3. A section already offers to locate objects with a compatible tracker. The AirTags would not however be revealed before March 2021.

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The AirTags are once again talking about them. As one internet user reported on Twitter, the Find My app under iOS 14.3, the latest stable version of the mobile OS, allows users to activate a new section. This new category allows users to search for lost items with a Bluetooth beacon.

Obviously, this option is not reserved for AirTags. It is offered with all compatible trackers, including models soon to be developed by Belkin. By simply typing findmy: // items in the search bar of your Safari browser on iOS, a configuration window will open in the Find My application. You can configure beacons and locate trackers already programmed. This section is not yet available on the Find My app on macOS.

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The Locate app is ready for AirTags

Integrated into the Apple ecosystem, these beacons will allow you to find your keys, wallet, backpack and other everyday objects by going to the Locate application. This application, integrated by default on iOS and macOS, already allows you to locate all of a user’s Apple products on a map.

The leak shows that the interface is therefore already ready for the arrival of the beacons. This is’yet another confirmation of Apple’s plans about AirTags. In the past, the tags had already been spotted in the beta version of iOS 14.3. More recently, a leak unveiled the full design of the AirTags in a pairing animation. To pair these, you just have to bring them close to the iPhone. This is already how Apple allows users to pair AirPods in moments.

According to Ming-Chi Kuo, analyst at TF International Securities and inexhaustible source of information on Apple’s plans, the Cupertino company will announce the AirTags during the month of March 2021. In the process, Apple would unveil new AirPods. We tell you more about AirTags as soon as possible. While waiting for more information, feel free to give your opinion in the comments below.