Apple’s AirTag is a Bluetooth tracking accessory that helps you find lost items.
It runs some basic software to send its location to nearby iPhones, then takes advantage of the Find My app’s network to let you know its exact location.
How to find the serial number, software version of AirTag
If you want to check which software version your AirTag is using, simply use the Find My app.
- In the Find app, switch to the Widgets tab and choose your AirTag
- Then tap the battery icon below your AirTag name.
- Immediately you should see AirTag’s serial number and software version appear
- Tap them again to bring up the battery icon again if you want
How to find the serial number of any AirTag
If you have an NFC-enabled iPhone or Android phone, simply bring the AirTag close to the NFC sensor on your phone (usually located on the back of the device).
An Apple website will then appear that includes the AirTag’s serial number as well as contact information if the owner has put the AirTag in Lost Mode.
AirTag’s serial number is also printed on itself.
Just push down on the stainless steel lid of the AirTag and turn counterclockwise to remove the back cover
Remove the battery and you will see the AirTag’s serial number and other model identifiers and FCC information.