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NFT: Tile key finder with a dead battery- am I out of luck?

FranknWeezer : 2/12/2020 8:24 pm
Long story but lost my car keys during a work trip. I have a Tile Bluetooth key finder on my keychain, but the battery is dead. Itís registered with Tile, I have the serial number for it, etc. Think thereís any way Tile (the company) can/would ďhackĒ into that device and be able to find it for me? From what I read, those batteries donít go dead as soon as Tile would have you think...because they want to force you to buy new ones. So Iím not sure they donít actually just deactivate them after a year or so.

Thanks for any info.
The batteries  
MookGiants : 2/12/2020 8:30 pm : link
in them are batteries available anywhere, so im not sure why they would make them that way to make you buy more batteries when they arent the ones making money on the batteries.

If the battery is dead, you're shit out of luck.
Going exactly through the same damn thing with my Wife's keys  
montanagiant : 2/12/2020 9:50 pm : link
Except we know where it happened it's just covered in snow and her Tile Battery is dead. I slipped coming into the house on some ice and the keys flew out of my hand. She's out of town so she had to share the Tile with me so I could try and find it. My phone picked it up out in the yard but her battery died. Couldn't hear any noise from it prior to dying because our neighbor has those damn windchimes that sound just the Tile.

Metal Detector is supposed to arrive tomorrow, so I'm hoping this will work.
Youíre out of luck  
Jim in Fairfax : 2/12/2020 10:09 pm : link
What you head is a myth. If the Tileís battery is dead thereís nothing to be done.
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