• To remove them at home, use a high-powered magnet, such as a hard drive magnet. Place the magnet on a flat surface and lay the tag on top of it with the ink dome or cartridge facing down. You should hear a click letting you know the tag has deactivated. Wiggle the pins in the tag up and down to release them.


  • You can try to go to some other store and tell them what happened, show them the receipt, and see if they wont mind taking the security tag off for you, but most wont do it.

    Similarly, how do you remove a magnetic ink tag? With a magnet, place it on the table and position the tag bottom side down on the magnet. You should hear it click. Manipulate the pin up and down, and it should come out. Method 2: Use a lighter to melt the top part of the cone on the ink tag.

    can I cut the wire on a security tag?

    Do not remove the tag by cutting the wires. Spiderwrap tags are designed to know when a wire is cut, and will set off its very loud and distinct built-in alarm. Always remove them with an S3 handkey.

    Does security ink wash out?

    Security ink is permanent, which makes it difficult to get out of clothes. Wash the garment in hot water after treating the ink stain.

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