SWISSDIGITAL SDFV12101 FMN Finder Device Instruction Manual


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This product is designed by Swissdigital Design.

It has a Swissdigital Design FMN Finder which works with the Apple Find My APP, it fits and integrates in the bag, which will help you find your bag through Find My APP on your iphone, iPad or MacBook in minutes, no need to worry about losing your backpack.


Swissdigital Design FMN Finder overview


FMN Finder


main control chip: Bluetooth BLE chip, Frequency: 2.4GHz
Battery type and life

CR2032 and life time approx. 1 year

Replaceable battery


iPhone or iPod touch with iOS 14.3 or later, iPad with iPad OS 14.3 or later, or Mac with macOS Big Sur 11.1 or later, capable of running iOS/ iPadOS 14.3 or later.

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Instruction for use

How to install and pairing the battery

Take the battery CR2032 out of the package, then open the FMN device rear cover by rotating the cover counter clockwise, place the battery in and close the battery cover (clockwise).

  1. Rotate left open rear cover
    install and pairing the battery
  2. Put in button battery
    install and pairing the battery
  3. Rotate right close the rear cover
    install and pairing the battery
  4. install and pairing the battery

How to attach the FMN Finder to backpack

Find the screw and screwdriver in the box, and fix up the battery-packed FMN device with the base support inside the backpack then installation completed.

  1. Open the box to find a screw and a screwdriver
    attach the FMN
  2. Open the zipper behind the Swissdigital logo on the front piece and find the FMN device base support
    attach the FMN
  3. Insert the FMN device into the base
    attach the FMN
  4. Place the screw in the socket and tighten it with the screwdriver
    attach the FMN
  5. Zip up
    attach the FMN

How to connect the FMN device on the iOS system

Open “Find” APP on your iOS system, and click “Add Items” on the “Items” menu, then click “Other supported Items” and finally enter the name of your device to complete the connection of the device.

  1. Open Bluetooth
    connect the FMN
  2. Open “Find” APP
    connect the FMN
  3. Click “Add new items” and search
    connect the FMN
  4. Connect the
    connect the FMN
  5. Self-named device
    connect the FMN
  6. Select icon
    connect the FMN
  7. Binging ID
    connect the FMN
  8. Finishing Setup
    connect the FMN


When FMN device is not finding a connection, the device automatically enters sleep mode. In this case, remove the battery and reinstall to activate the FMN device. If you still cannot connect the device after trying the above steps, then consider replacing a new battery.

How to quit pairing broadcast

Rotate left to open rear cover and remove the battery.

Enable serial number view

Rotate left to open rear cover and remove the battery, then reload the battery and rotate right to close the cover. (one-time-completed battery reload)

Restore factory configuration

To restore the factory default settings, firstly place the battery on and after hearing a short beep sound, take out the battery in 3 seconds; secondly repeat the first step to hear a second short beep sound; thirdly after reloading the battery again, you will hear a long beep sound, the operation completed.

How to remove the connection of FMN device from the iOS system

Place the the FMN device next to your iPhone, iPad or MacBook , open the “Find” APP and click “device” to list out the connecting devices for this APPLE ID , click the FMN device and click “Remove this device” in drop-down to remove the FMN device connection.

  1. Open”Find” APP
    remove the connection of FMN
  2. Click on Item List
    remove the connection of FMN
  3. Click on Item Menu
    remove the connection of FMN
  4. Find My Remove Menu in Drop-down
    remove the connection of FMN
  5. Do the removal
    remove the connection of FMN

How to disassembling the FMN device from backpack

Unscrew the screw with the screwdriver and separate the FMN device from the bracket.

  1. Open pocket for FMN device
    disassembling the FMN device
  2. Unscrew the screw with screwdriver
    disassembling the FMN device
  3. Separate the FMN device from the bracket
    disassembling the FMN device
  4. Zip up.
    disassembling the FMN device


Once the FMN device is added through the “Find My” APP, then other iOS system can not be added at the same time and have to remove before added to other IOS systems.

How to replace the Battery and quit pairing broadcast

  1. Try replacing the battery when the following situations occur
    1. Unable to connect FMN device with the iOS system and failed to re-install the battery .
    2. “Search” APP shows low power.
    3. Unable to update the latest location information after connecting
  2. Battery replacement steps
    1. Get a new battery and rotate to the left to open the rear cover
      Battery replacement
    2. Replace the old button battery with the new one
      Battery replacement
    3. Turn right to close the rear cove
      Battery replacement
      The average standby time of FMN equipment is about one year, and the standby time may be shorter due to other factors, such as playing sound for a long time

Other instructions

The locating accuracy of this product depends on the number of iOS devices surrounding the FMN device.

This product requires an Apple device with iOS 14.0 or later to be functional. If it is not a software version mentioned before, please upgrade your iOS device software to required version.

Swissdigital Design FMN Finder (SDBT-014) is FCC, RoHS and CE certified.

FCC statement

FCC Interference Statement (Part 15.105 (b))

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

FCC Part 15 Clause 15.21

“Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment”

FCC Part 15.19(a)
“This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is
subject to the following two conditions:

  1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and
  2. this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.”

ISED RSS-Gen Notice (in English and French):

“This device complies with Industry Canada’s licence-exempt RSSs. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1. This device may not cause interference; and
  2. This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.”

Safety Guidelines Battery Safety Guidelines

  • This product contains a coin battery, if the coin battery is swallowed, it can cause severe internal burns in just 2 hours and can lead to death.
  • Follow battery usage and replace guidelines in the user’s guide.
    Do not use incompatible batteries. Use of an incompatible battery may present a risk of explosion, leakage, or other hazard.
  • Do not ingest battery, Chemical burn Hazard.
  • Keep new and used batteries away from children. If the battery compartment does not close securely, stop using the product and keep it away from children. If you think batteries might have been swallowed or place inside any part of the body, see immediate medical attention.

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Documents / Resources

SWISSDIGITAL SDFV12101 FMN Finder Device [pdf] Instruction Manual
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