Thanks to this iOS function, this user managed to locate an AirTag hidden in his car.
Over the months, we see how AirTags are great devices that have helped their users get their belongings back. But unfortunately, there are also those who use the Apple device to do evil. And now comes a new story of a botched theft of a Dodge Charger.
Yes, there are thieves who place hidden AirTags in cars to try and locate them and steal them in the future, although luckily Apple knew this and launched an iOS feature that allows us to locate hidden AirTags, we even have an official Apple app for Android that does just that.
Try to steal luxury cars by hiding AirTag
John Nelson, owner of a Dodge Charger, saw with his own eyes how someone tried to locate his car with a hidden AirTag. According to reports, Nelson went to a shopping center where he spent about two hours. And right after I got back in the car to get home, received a notification on your iPhone informing you that you were being tracked by an AirTag
I was able to click on this notification and it gave me the option for AirTag to make a sound, and I heard it under my vehicle
Could locate the AirTag well enough hidden under the trunk of your carand turned the AirTag over to the police. However, he assures that he no longer feels safe, although the iOS function has worked fine.
To avoid situations like Nelson’s, Apple introduced anti-tracking features in iOS
It seems that using AirTag for car theft is growing in popularity, and the only way to detect it is with an iPhone with the latest iOS updates or an Android with the Apple app. Remember that there is also a function which causes the AirTags to automatically emit a sound after a short period of time.
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