I charge my iPhone X every night wirelessly behind me. The phone was at 80% battery when I put it on the charging pad. This morning when I woke up, the phone signaled low battery. What happened? Is my battery having problems? I just updated iOS 2 days ago. Help!
Your iPhone 8 or later features integrated wireless charging that allows for an easy and intuitive charging experience. Your iPhone has a glass back that works with Qi-certified chargers that are available as accessories and in cars, cafes, hotels, airports, and furniture. Qi is an open, universal charging standard created by the Wireless Power Consortium.
What you need:
- Mophie wireless charging base
- Belkin boost up wireless charging pad
- View a list of Qi-certified chargers and car manufacturers that offer built-in Qi-certified chargers
What are the specific steps?
- Connect your charger to power. Use the power adapter that came with your accessory or a power adapter recommended by the manufacturer.
- Place the charger on a level surface or other location recommended by the manufacturer.
- Place your iPhone on the charger with the display facing up. For best performance, place it in the center of the charger or in the location recommended by manufacturer.
- Your iPhone should start charging a few seconds after you place it on your wireless charger.
Here are some considerations:
- Don’t place anything between your iPhone and the charger. If your case holds some of sensitive items like magnetic mounts, magnetic cases, remove them before charging or make sure that they aren’t between the back of your iPhone and the charger.
- If your iPhone isn’t charging or is charging slowly and your iPhone has a thick case, metal case, or battery case, try removing the case.
- If your iPhone vibrates, your iPhone might shift position. This can cause the charging mat to stop providing power to your iPhone. If this happens often, consider turning off vibration, turning on do not disturb, or using a case to prevent movement.
- Depending on the charging mat you have, you might hear faint noises while your iPhone charges.
- Your iPhone might get slightly warmer while it charges. To extend the lifespan of your battery, if the battery gets too warm, software might limit charging above 80 percent. Your iPhone will charge again when the temperature drops. Try moving your iPhone and charger to a cooler location.
- Your iPhone won’t charge wirelessly when connected to USB. If your iPhone is connected to your computer with USB, or if it’s connected to a USB power adapter, your iPhone will charge using the USB connection.