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mjschabow

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Is there a way I can still connect it to my new phone? I don't remember having a tab the first time, but I must have pulled it off. I've searched the web for help and can't find a solution.

Thanks for any help!
 

fischersd

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You're talking about the plastic tab that completes the battery connection? If you pulled it off, rather than out, you should be able to twist off the battery cover, remove the battery and lift off the plastic film underneath.

To move an AirTag from one device to another, you need to remove the AirTag from the first device before it can be paired with another - they're activation locked, to prevent theft of the AirTag.
 
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mjschabow

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You're talking about the plastic tab that completes the battery connection? If you pulled it off, rather than out, you should be able to twist off the battery cover, remove the battery and lift off the plastic film underneath.

To move an AirTag from one device to another, you need to remove the AirTag from the first device before it can be paired with another - they're activation locked, to prevent theft of the AirTag.
Thanks so much! This worked. It was because I didn't unpair it from my old phone.
 
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