Apple Warns Users That CR2032 Batteries With Bitterant Coatings Might Not Work With AirTag

Apple Warns Users That CR2032 Batteries With Bitterant Coatings Might Not Work With AirTag

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Apple is warning users that CR2032 batteries with a bitterant coating may not work in AirTag.

In a support document, the company instructs users on how to replace the battery in its tracker.

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1. Press down on the polished stainless steel battery cover of your AirTag and rotate counterclockwise until the cover stops rotating.
2. Remove the cover and battery.
3. Insert a new CR2032 lithium 3V coin battery (available at most electronic and drug stores) with the positive side facing up. You'll hear a sound indicating that the battery is connected.

CR2032 batteries with bitterant coatings might not work with AirTag or other battery-powered products, depending on the alignment of the coating in relation to the battery contacts.

4. Replace the cover, making sure that the three tabs on the cover align with the three slots on the AirTag.
5. Rotate the cover clockwise until it stops.
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Bitterant coatings are designed to discourage children from swallowing small objects. When purchasing a CR2032, check the description to make sure it doesn't have this coating.

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Apple Warns Users That CR2032 Batteries With Bitterant Coatings Might Not Work With AirTag

Apple Warns Users That CR2032 Batteries With Bitterant Coatings Might Not Work With AirTag

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