Tile Tracker Starter Pack: Tiny Lifesavers

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It’s difficult to keep track of keys, wallets, pets, etc., making tracking devices a bona fide help around the home or on the go. While many people use Apple AirTags, if you’re not part of the Apple ecosystem, it leaves you out in the cold. But you don’t have to be. You can use the little devices that started it all, Tile Trackers, and get your feet wet with a Tile Tracker Starter Pack.

I’ll admit: tracking devices are a part of my daily life. I couldn’t get by without them. I don’t even have to use them every day. Just knowing they’re there in case they’re needed is enough for me, allowing me to breathe a sigh of relief. I have them on two sets of keys, my dog, my purse, and a tote bag.

But my favorite use for Tile trackers is luggage. I breathe a sigh of relief sitting on an airplane looking at the app. Tiles work through Bluetooth to find whatever they are attached to. If they’re out of Bluetooth range, you can find their most recent location when they were in range. You can also get help from the Tile Network: all the other people who own Tiles. With all of this help, you can literally watch your luggage board the plane after you do.

Tile Starter Pack Track Items Nearby Through Bluetooth

You can also have your Tile play a sound to help locate it, or use it in reverse. If you lose your phone, even if it’s on silent, you can use the app or the Tile to ring your phone. You won’t have to wonder again where your keys ended up, whether they’re in your coat pocket, in your car, or whether you left them in another room. Tiles also work with Amazon Alexa, Siri, and Hey Google.

You can upgrade your experience with the Tiles, too. Subscribe to a premium plan for more proactive finding features and enhanced services. These include reimbursement of items and smart alerts.

The Tile Tracker Starter Pack includes a Tile Mate, a small square that can attach to key rings, backpacks, luggage, pets, etc., and a Tile Slim that will easily slip into your wallet without increasing its bulkiness. Take $29.50 off and get started with Tiles for just $29.49.

Tile Tracker Starter Pack

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Laura Tucker
Laura Tucker - Contributor

Laura has spent nearly 20 years writing news, reviews, and op-eds, with more than 10 of those years as an editor as well. She has exclusively used Apple products for the past three decades. In addition to writing and editing at MTE, she also runs the site's sponsored review program.