Wow. Here’s our third report on Apple technical issues, following an Apple Pay-Visa Card glitch and crashes involving iOS 15 and CarPlay. This involves the updated version of the MagSafe Wallet that has Find My built in.
According to a long thread on Reddit,– as noted by MacRumors — the new MagSafe Wallet is designed to be easier to find should it slip off of an iPhone or fall out of a pocket, but some new MagSafe Wallet owners are unable to get Find My to connect. The issue seems to be impacting iPhone 13 models in particular, but there are also some complaints from iPhone 12 owners.
Here’s how Apple describes the US$59 MagSafe Wallet: Designed with both style and function in mind, the new iPhone Leather Wallet with MagSafe is the perfect way to keep your ID and credit cards close at hand. It now supports Find My, so you can be notified of your wallet’s last known location if it gets separated from your phone.
Crafted from specially tanned and finished European leather, the wallet features strong built-in magnets that allow it to effortlessly snap into place on the back of your iPhone. You can even stack it on top of a case with MagSafe to create a look that’s unique to you. The leather wallet supports up to three cards and is shielded so it’s safe for credit cards.