August 12, 2021 2 min read
What happens when the AirTag life span ends?
You don't have to charge your AirTag, nor do you have to throw it away once the battery dies. Apple says the AirTag life span is around one year. The AirTag Battery can't be recharged. There is no need or way to charge an AirTag because Apple designed them with user replaceable CR2032 Batteries. When the time comes to replace the AirTag Battery. It's really easy to change the battery. The AirTag Battery uses a CR2032 battery, the kind of battery often fund at all local stores and even on Amazon.
Before beginning with the steps to check the battery life of your AirTag, it is important to note that the device must be connected to the Find My app. Your Apple device, which can be an iPhone, iPad, or a Mac, should also be connected to Wi-Fi or cellular Internet to provide accurate details. If these two conditions are fulfilled, you can proceed with the steps below.
Apple doesn't provide the option to look at the exact percentage of battery remaining on your AirTag. However, the battery status available through the Find My app is good enough to suggest when you will need its replacement.
You can replace the battery of your AirTag in just a few steps. Before beginning with the replacement process, make sure you've removed the AirTag from the accessory or case it is attached to.
Keep the original battery away from children and dispose it off properly.