Choose a different name or emoji for your Apple Airtags

June 27, 2021

Apple Airtags is handy tool to track down lost items. You can place it inside your luggage or attach it to belongings you have the tendency to misplace. However, before you can retrieve your lost item, you should know how to set up Airtags. Also, you should be aware of how to choose a different name or emoji for your Airtags. Assuming, you know how to connect Airtags to your iPhone, we’ll learn how to choose a different name or emoji for Apple’s item-tracking accessory.

Apple Airtags Name Customisation

How to choose a different name or emoji for your Apple Airtags?

Some items have a mysterious habit of going missing when you need them most. And probably, that’s the only time you sorely miss them. Fortunately, products like Apple Airtags help in minimizing the likelihood of misplacing things. They also allow you to pick a custom name and emoji for them. Here’s how it’s done!

  1. Go to your iPhone Home Screen.
  2. Tap the FindMy icon.
  3. Choose the Items entry.
  4. Tap your item.
  5. Scroll down to choose the Rename Item option.
  6. Select Custom name option.
  7. Choose an emoji to represent your item.
  8. Tap Item name to enter your custom name for the item.
  9. Tap Done when finished.
  10. Tap Close tom return to the map.

Before proceeding with the above steps, make sure that Find My, Bluetooth, and Location Services are enabled for your iPhone,

How to customize your Apple Airtags name?

On your iPhone, go to the Home Screen and tap the FindMy app icon.

Items Entry
Items Entry

Next, tap the Items entry at bottom of the FindMy App screen.

From the list of items shown, select your item.

Rename Item
Rename Item

Thereafter, scroll down the screen to locate Rename Item option.

Custom Name Entry
Custom Name Entry

Now, select Custom name entry from the menu and choose the emoji you would like to represent your item.

Add Custom Name
Add Custom Name

Tap inside the Item name field to enter your custom name for the item.

When finished, hit the Done button in the upper-right corner of the screen.

Finally, tap the Close button to return to the map.

Your customized name for the Apple Airtags will be set automatically.

Can’t see AirTag in Find My app?

If your Airtag is not visible under the FindMy app, remove it and then reinsert the battery of your AirTag. Or, if you notice that it doesn’t play a sound after you have reinserted the battery, replace the battery with a new CR2032 battery.

Hope that makes sense!


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