Alongside the introduction of the new iPhone 13, Apple introduced a few new accessories to complement its upgraded flagship devices. One of the more interesting additions in the accessories in the lineup is a new MagSafe wallet that works with Apple “Find My” service. That means if you accidentally lose your wallet when it becomes unattached from your iPhone, you can launch the Find My app to locate it as you can with other Apple devices or items attached to your Apple AirTags.
In this case, the MagSafe leather wallet will show users the last known location where the wallet was separated from the phone.
This is a small, but clever addition for those who use Apple’s MagSafe products. The technology was first introduced last fall to allow iPhone users to attach all sorts of products to the back of their iPhone, like cases, wallets, tripods and car mounts, as well as Apple’s own accessories for charging, like the MagSafe battery pack — which is coming to iPhone 13. MagSafe works by layering on a magnetometer, a copper-graphite shield, two shields, multiple layers of magnets, an NFC antenna and more on the back of the iPhone, to make the accessories attach.
But it had not yet combined the power of MagSafe with the capabilities of “Find My” until now.
Along with the launch of the “Find My” wallet, the company is also introducing a range of new leather, silicone, and clear cases in new colors for iPhone, designed to work with MagSafe.