How to update a BAGTAG Flex with NFC

The BAGTAG Flex is completely batteryless and solely uses energy from your phone (NFC technology) to update its display with a digital baggage label, generated within the BAGTAG app.

Below, you can find common reasons for connection failures and valuable tips and tricks for a smooth update experience.

Common causes of failed updates

In some cases, the update is not fully performed or is incorrect. Leading to an error in the information shown on the device. This can be the result of:

  • Lost connection: The phone lost connection with the BAGTAG.
  • Early removal: The phone was removed before the BAGTAG update was completed.
  • Phone placement: The placement of the phone caused an issue with the transfer.

What does a successful update look like?

The BAGTAG should always show a clear black-on-white screen (the same as a traditional paper label).

Is this not the case? Please try the update again, even if the BAGTAG app says that the label was successfully sent your your device. 

Updating BAGTAG Flex with NFC GIF

How to update the display with NFC

Follow the in-app instructions to register or update your BAGTAG Flex.

Hold your phone against the NFC area of the BAGTAG and wait until the digital baggage label is fully transferred and the update is complete. Updating usually takes around 7 seconds.

Please make sure the BAGTAG’s display is fully loaded before disconnecting your phone and removing it from the BAGTAG. This way, you’ll ensure a reliable NFC connection and a successful update.

Tips for a successful update

Helpful tips to seamlessly connect with the BAGTAG and ensure a successful update.

Tip #1

Finding the
NFC location

NFC locations often differ among phone brands and models.

Uncertain about your phone’s NFC location? Simply click the button below to view a list of phone brands and their NFC location.

Finding NFC location iphone mock up

Tip #2

Remove phone case

To achieve the best connection between your BAGTAG and your device, we recommend removing your phone’s case.

Phone cases can occasionally interfere with signals, affecting the performance of devices like BAGTAG. Removing the case will ensure a stronger and more dependable connection.

Tip #3

Blue indication light

While registering or updating your BAGTAG, keep an eye on the blue light at the top of the device. If it turns off or flickers, it indicates an unstable connection, which can lead to a failed update.

Please keep your phone on the BAGTAG until the display is completely loaded with the digital baggage label.

How to update a BAGTAG Flex with NFC

The BAGTAG Flex is completely batteryless and solely uses energy from your phone (NFC technology) to update its display with a digital baggage label, generated within the BAGTAG app.

Below, you can find common reasons for connection failures and valuable tips and tricks for a smooth update experience.

Common causes of failed updates

In some cases, the update is not fully performed or is incorrect. Leading to an error in the information shown on the device. This can be the result of:

  • Lost connection: The phone lost connection with the BAGTAG.
  • Early removal: The phone was removed before the BAGTAG update was completed.
  • Phone placement: The placement of the phone caused an issue with the transfer.

What does a successful update look like?

The BAGTAG should always show a clear black-on-white screen (the same as a traditional paper label).

Is this not the case? Please try the update again, even if the BAGTAG app says that the label was successfully sent your your device.

 

Updating BAGTAG Flex with NFC GIF

How to update the display with NFC

Follow the in-app instructions to register or update your BAGTAG Flex.

Hold your phone against the NFC area of the BAGTAG and wait until the digital baggage label is fully transferred and the update is complete. Updating usually takes around 7 seconds.

Please make sure the BAGTAG’s display is fully loaded before disconnecting your phone and removing it from the BAGTAG. This way, you’ll ensure a reliable NFC connection and a successful update.

Tip #1

Finding the NFC location

NFC locations often differ among phone brands and models.

Uncertain about your phone’s NFC location? Simply click the button below to view a list of phone brands and their NFC location.

Finding NFC location iphone mock up

Tip #2

Remove phone case

To achieve the best connection between your BAGTAG and your device, we recommend removing your phone’s case.

Phone cases can occasionally interfere with signals, affecting the performance of devices like BAGTAG. Removing the case will ensure a stronger and more dependable connection.

Tip #3

Blue indication light

While registering or updating your BAGTAG, keep an eye on the blue light at the top of the device. If it turns off or flickers, it indicates an unstable connection, which can lead to a failed update.

Please keep your phone on the BAGTAG until the display is completely loaded with the digital baggage label.

How to update a BAGTAG Flex with NFC

The BAGTAG Flex is completely batteryless and solely uses energy from your phone (NFC technology) to update its display with a digital baggage label, generated within the BAGTAG app.

Below, you can find common reasons for connection failures and valuable tips and tricks for a smooth update experience.

Common causes of failed updates

In some cases, the update is not fully performed or is incorrect. Leading to an error in the information shown on the device. This can be the result of:

  • Lost connection: The phone lost connection with the BAGTAG.
  • Early removal: The phone was removed before the BAGTAG update was completed.
  • Phone placement: The placement of the phone caused an issue with the transfer.

What does a successful update look like?

The BAGTAG should always show a clear black-on-white screen (the same as a traditional paper label).

Is this not the case? Please try the update again, even if the BAGTAG app says that the label was successfully sent your your device.

How to update the display with NFC

Updating BAGTAG Flex with NFC GIF

Follow the in-app instructions to register or update your BAGTAG Flex.

Hold your phone against the NFC area of the BAGTAG and wait until the digital baggage label is fully transferred and the update is complete. Updating usually takes around 7 seconds.

Please make sure the BAGTAG’s display is fully loaded before disconnecting your phone and removing it from the BAGTAG. This way, you’ll ensure a reliable NFC connection and a successful update.

Tips for a successful update

Tip #1

Finding the NFC location

Finding NFC location iphone mock up

NFC locations often differ among phone brands and models.

Uncertain about your phone’s NFC location? Simply click the button below to view a list of phone brands and their NFC location.

Tip #2

Remove phone case

To achieve the best connection between your BAGTAG and your device, we recommend removing your phone’s case.

Phone cases can occasionally interfere with signals, affecting the performance of devices like BAGTAG. Removing the case will ensure a stronger and more dependable connection.

Tip #3

Blue indication light

While registering or updating your BAGTAG, keep an eye on the blue light at the top of the device. If it turns off or flickers, it indicates an unstable connection, which can lead to a failed update.

Please keep your phone on the BAGTAG until the display is completely loaded with the digital baggage label.

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