If you actually lose one of your Tiles, whether it's faulty or has become damaged, you can always replace it within the Tile app. Rather than just adding a new Tile, the replacement unit can take the place of the old unit in the app.

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How to replace your Tile

  1. Open the Tile app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on the card for the Tile you wish to replace.
  3. Tap Details.

  4. Tap Replace Tile.
  5. Tap Continue on the pop-up.

  6. Follow the instructions for the normal Tile setup process.

Your new Tile will now take the place of the old one in the app, adopting its name and settings.

What you'll need

When replacing a Tile, you'll need a new Tile, and you'll need a phone on which to run the app.

Tile for everyone

Tile Mate

Keep track of your important everyday items.

The Tile Mate is excellent for keeping track of everything from keys to bags. It has a 150-foot range, and its replaceable battery will last for about a year.

The Tile Mate is the Tile tracker that most people should get to keep track of everyday items. Of the three trackers that Tile sells, it's also the least expensive, so if you need to quickly grab a replacement tracker, the Tile Mate is a good pick.

The iPhone to get

iPhone XS

Apple's latest and greatest

The iPhone XS is Apple's most recent iteration on its popular smartphone, replacing the iPhone X in the lineup. It's the best iPhone you can get right now, with an improved A12 system-on-a-chip, a new camera, and improved wireless functionality.

The iPhone XS (or iPhone XS Max, if you want the bigger display) is the best iPhone you can get your hands on right now. The iPhone XS utilizes Bluetooth 5.0, the latest version of the wireless protocol, allowing for higher data transfer rates and better range on compatible devices.