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Can Reset Airpods Be Tracked?

The majority of devices can be prevented from being used if they are lost or stolen thanks to improvements in technological security. It’s a little trickier with AirPods because anyone can reset these devices.

Can reset AirPods be tracked?

It is impossible to track AirPods after a reset. Despite Apple introducing the “Find My AirPods” feature, you can only locate your AirPods if they haven’t been reset if someone steals them or finds them after they’ve been lost. There’s still a chance you could find the AirPods if they were recently lost or stolen and possibly recover them. You can increase your chances of getting your AirPods back by being aware of the techniques that can be used to both reset and track them.

Can Stolen AirPods Be Tracked?

You can trace your stolen AirPods if you know where they are. Apple has provided two tools for doing this: the Find My iPhone app and the iCloud website. The latter option is available for free download from the App Store.

It’s crucial that they are connected to your iCloud account in order to track your stolen AirPods. They ought to be instantly connected to the account that is logged in on the device if you paired them with your iPhone or iPad.

Can Police Track Stolen Airpods?

You might be considering whether to report the theft of your AirPods to the police so that they might try to find them and bring them back to you. Theft is a crime that needs to be reported, but if you can’t find your stolen AirPods using the techniques described in this article, it’s unlikely that the police will be able to.

Police may encourage you to use Apple’s Find My iPhone service to attempt and locate your stolen AirPods. They can’t remove it for you because it’s your account and doing so would violate Apple’s privacy conditions. Depending on the situation, the police may or may not be able to assist you. The police should be notified if the AirPods were taken together with other stuff because this is a serious crime and they might be able to track down the offender.

Similarly, if someone physically took your AirPods from you, the police would hopefully use the tools at their disposal to find the offender and bring them to justice, possibly leading to the recovery of your AirPods.