A new AirTag firmware update is currently slowly rolling out to Apple’s trackers, but getting the latest update and knowing what features are included isn’t as easy as it sounds. apple said A new firmware update rolled out today almost a year after the previous upgrade was released.
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Apple doesn’t advertise new AirTag firmware updates, and it doesn’t allow users to manually download and install the latest firmware updates, but you can check to see if it’s already there.
How to Check for the Latest AirTag Firmware Update
You need to pair your iPhone with the AirTag you want to check.
What does the new AirTag firmware update include?
Apple’s smallest trackers receive firmware updates very sporadically, and the company doesn’t advertise which new features will be included.
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Instead of updating the firmware, Apple has pushed out iOS updates that improve the AirTag experience. With iOS 17, for example, iPhone users can share an AirTag with another iPhone owner, which was never possible before.
Once the update is rolled out to all AirTag owners, Apple expects disclosure What are the new features or bug fixes in firmware version 2.0.61?
How do I get the new AirTag update?
There’s no way to know when your AirTag gets the latest firmware, because you can’t download and install it. All AirTag users can do is hold the device up to the iPhone periodically to download and install the latest firmware when it’s available.
Who is getting the latest AirTag firmware?
According to Mac rumors, only 1% of AirTag users will receive the latest update today. By November 7th, this ratio will be 10%, then on November 14th it will be 35% and on November 28th it will be 100% of users.