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Samsung Galaxy SmartTag: A Bluetooth tracker to track your valuables!


If you’re the forgetful type, the Samsung Galaxy SmartTag would be the answer you’ve been looking for. People all misplace things from time to time, from wallets to keychains. The Samsung Galaxy SmartTag has your back, including its smarter-than-average key finder. It employs a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) chip to keep all your belongings under your thumb – or at least nearby.

At $29.99 per SmartTag, the admission fee may be worth the cost of future-you being locked out of your apartment while racing from one social activity to the next or forgetting your backpack while out on the town.

Samsung Galaxy SmartTag reveals a long-lasting tracker that, owing to its broad range and small design, rates among the finest key finders.

Design and features of Samsung Galaxy SmartTag

Samsung Galaxy SmartTag: A Bluetooth tracker to track your valuables!

The Samsung Galaxy SmartTag is the right size for a skipping stone, measuring 1.5 x 1.5 x 0.4 inches. But at only 0.4 ounces, you might want to carry it on your keychain instead. Or attach it to your bag clip. Or even a dog collar. Furthermore, a purse handle. If you want to channel your inner George Costanza, put it inside your wallet.

Like the Tile Pro and the Apple AirTag, Samsung’s tracker is powered by a CR2032 battery. The company claims will last roughly a year before needing to be replaced. In contrast to the Tile Pro, which now offers five color options, Samsung’s device is only available in black or white.

The Samsung Galaxy SmartTag has an IP53 water resistance rating, which means it can withstand the odd shock if you get caught in the rain. Such drippage did not affect the tracker’s performance.

Price of Samsung Galaxy SmartTag

Samsung Galaxy SmartTag: A Bluetooth tracker to track your valuables!

The Samsung Galaxy SmartTag costs $29, which is in the center of what you’d spend for a key finder. Tile Mate is less priced at $25; however, Tile Pro is much more expensive at $35. The new Apple AirTag is similarly priced at $29.

It’s worth mentioning that Samsung produces two Galaxy SmartTag products. The Galaxy SmartTag Plus includes Ultra-Wideband connectivity in addition to Bluetooth. It uses your phone’s rear-facing camera to help guide you to your SmartTag; the SmartTag Plus requires a Galaxy S21 Ultra, Galaxy S21+, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, or Galaxy Z Fold2 and costs $10 more than the standard model.

 SmartThings App

 SmartThings App

How intelligent can a Bluetooth tracker become? Look no further than the noted SmartThings app, which is meant to simplify access to all of your smart home devices. By default, your new SmartTag tracker will be found in the apps On the Go area when you scroll down. You can modify the SmartTag’s ringtone and volume from here, check the device’s battery condition and set up various automated systems when you press or hold down the device’s single button. You may also rename your SmartTag, which is helpful if you have many trackers to keep…err, track of.

When you’re eager to find your items, the SmartThings Discover app is also where you’ll find them. You may ring your SmartTag, search for the tracker nearby, and even go to it using Google Maps.

If you’ve lost your SmartTag around the house, the “Search nearby” button comes in handy; a circular scale shows you if you’re becoming warmer or cooler while you search.

You may secure your phone’s offline location when it’s relayed to Find My Mobile by other devices for extra protection, and only you can decode it.

 Set up – Samsung Galaxy SmartTag

Samsung Galaxy SmartTag: A Bluetooth tracker to track your valuables!

Starting with the Galaxy SmartTag shows how extensive Samsung’s ecosystem has developed over the last decade. This includes installing the Find app, which unlocks the device’s core capabilities. Pairing a new Bluetooth tracker with the Samsung SmartThings app on my Galaxy Note 20 Ultra took less than 10 minutes.

If you find a problem or wish to link the SmartTag with a new phone, you may do a quick reset by first uninstalling the device from your SmartThings app and then removing the SmartTag’s battery.

How does it work?

How does it work?

In simpler words, the regular SmartTag may be attached to a keychain and connects to the Samsung SmartThings app through Bluetooth Low Energy. The SmartThings app may display its last known location on the map if you ever misplace something.

If you are out of Bluetooth range, the SmartTag will give out Bluetooth signals that will be immediately identified by other SmartThings users, effectively using the community to locate your misplaced SmartTag while you are not around.

The SmartThings app will display your location to the misplaced tag when you’re in range, so you know you’re looking in the proper place. If you’re having trouble, you may use the app to activate the SmartTag’s ringing and follow your ears.

Unfortunately, SmartTags only function with Galaxy handsets, so anyone with an Android device other than a Galaxy is out of luck. You’d be better off purchasing a Tile.


If you have a Samsung Galaxy phone and your train of thought is constantly leaving, having a SmartTag throughout your home is an excellent way of tracking your keys, phone, and other easily missed valuables. The $30 Samsung Galaxy SmartTag charges are a little thing to pay for the added peace of mind, and if you already have a range of smart things attached to your phone, the option to activate house routines at the push of a button is a handy feature. The Galaxy SmartTag offers many advantages. It features an excellent design, a removable battery, may be used as an IoT remote, and is rather loud. The range isn’t as extensive as competitors from Tile, and there’s also a much smaller network of existing users.

In short, the simple Samsung Galaxy SmartTag has a lot to enjoy, and who knows? It could be more useful than you realize.

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