“How do I turn on wireless charging on my phone?”
If you plan to use a wireless charger to charge your smartphone, such as an iPhone, Samsung phone, LG phone, or any other Android phone, check these 2 methods to turn on wireless charging.
You can turn on wireless charging on ANY smartphone with the methods.
Table of Contents:
- Method 1 – For Smartphones That Have Wireless Charging Built-in
- Method 2 – For Smartphones That Have No Wireless Charging Built-in
- Tips to Turn on Fast Wireless Charging on Your Phone
- Must Read: Sum-up
To enable the wireless charging on your smartphone, the first thing you need to do is to check if your phone has the wireless charging feature already. Check the phone list that has wireless charging.
If your phone has wireless charging built-in, this means the wireless charging settings on the phone are enabled by default. You don’t need to go to the settings to set up anything.
All you need to do is:
Step 2. Place your phone onto the exact center of the wireless charger.
The wireless charging on your phone has been already turned on and your phone will charge on the wireless charger.
If you have any problem when doing these steps, check our post: Reasons and Solutions – Why Is Your Phone Not Charging on the Wireless Charger, or just leave it in the comment blow the post. We’d love to help.
If your phone supports fast wireless charging, and you want to turn on the settings, keep reading. We’ve also covered this part.
Go to check the phone list that has wireless charging. If your phone does not have wireless charging built-in, you need to add a Qi wireless charging receiver (see what a wireless charging receiver is). Nillkin, and YKing are the best ones in this field.
Nowadays, the easiest and best way to enable wireless charging on phones that don’t support wireless charging is to use a Qi wireless charging receiver.
Below are the steps:
Step 2. Attach the receiver onto the back of the phone and insert the connector into the phone charging port. It’s quite easy. When you get the receiver, you’ll know how to do this.
Step 3. Place your phone onto the exact center of the wireless charger with the phone display facing up.
These wireless chargers will recognize your phone quickly and start wirelessly charging it immediately.
The 2 methods will help turn on wireless charging on your Android phones or iPhones.
If your phone supports fast wireless charging (check which phones support fast wireless charging), you may need to know “how do I turn on fast wireless charging”.
The Fast Wireless Charging option is not available in settings when you first get your new phone. You need to activate the feature and then this option will appear in settings.
Note that you need to use a Quick Charge 2.0 or 3.0 AC adapter to work with the wireless charger.
Put your phone on the fast wireless charger. Make sure the wireless charger has been connected to power supply. The fast wireless charging will be activated instantly and you will see the phone is charged.
Take Samsung Galaxy S10 as the example.
Go to Settings > Advanced features > Accessories, and you will see the Fast Wireless Charging option.
We’ve also covered 3 workable solutions for fast wireless charging missing on phones.
The methods mentioned above to turn on wireless charging work with any smartphone. To give a detail based on our test, we’ve listed some examples of the phone list below.
You can use the methods to turn on wireless charging on these phones:
|iPhone 11||iPhone 11 Pro||iPhone 11 Pro Max|
|iPhone XS||iPhone XS Max||iPhone XR|
|iPhone X||iPhone 8||iPhone 8 Plus|
|iPhone 7||iPhone 7 Plus||iPhone SE|
|iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus||iPhone 5S||Samsung Galaxy S7|
|Samsung A50||Galaxy Note 8||Galaxy S7 Edge|
|Galaxy Note 9||Galaxy S10 Plus||Galaxy S10|
|Galaxy S10E||Galaxy A9||Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus|
|Galaxy S6||LG G7 ThinQ||LG G6|
|Google Pixel 3, 3 XL||XiaomI Mi 9||Etc.|