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Some users have reported that iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max won’t charge on wireless chargers.
The iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max wireless charging not working issue could be caused by iOS software bugs, inner conflicts, errors from your wireless charger, wireless charging coils not aligned correctly, etc.
Below we listed all the workable solutions you can try to solve the problem.
All Workable Solutions for iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max Wireless Charging Not Working
If you couldn’t get your iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max wirelessly charged on a wireless charger, try the solutions below.
1. Restart the iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max
Inner conflicts could interfere with Qi wireless charging. You can restart your iPhone to shut down all inner conflicts. Many users have reported they had successfully fixed the issue buy rebooting the phone.
To restart the iPhone, press and hold either volume button and the side button until the power off slider shows up. Drag the power off slider to turn off the iPhone. Wait a minute and press and hold the side button again to turn on the iPhone.
2. Disable the Optimized Battery Charging Feature
If Optimized Battery Charging is enabled, sometimes the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max won’t charge on a wireless charger due to that feature, especially when the iPhone battery gets hot.
You can try to disable this feature and then place your iPhone on the wireless charger to get it charged again.
To disable the Optimized Battery Charging feature, go to Settings > Battery > Battery Health on your iPhone, and then tap the slider behind “Optimized Battery Charging” to make it gray.
3. Update iOS to the Latest Version
iOS bugs are one of the most common issues that cause iPhone wireless charging not working. Some users have reported the new iPhones that ran iOS 13.1.3, iOS 13.2 and iOS 13.11 had this not charging issue.
The permanent solution in this case is to update the iOS version to the latest one. Go to Settings > General > Software Update. If there is a new version, download and update.
4. Align the Wireless Charging Components
Wireless charging coils from the iPhone and the wireless charger not lining up correctly are also one of the most common causes for iPhone wireless charging not working. Some wireless chargers take you a bit to find the sweet spot.
Move or reposition the iPhone to find the right charging spot on your wireless charger.
5. Reset the Wireless Charger
Some wireless chargers have inner conflicts now and then. Doing a reset can shut down all the inner conflicts that may stop wireless charging on your iPhone.
To do a reset, unplug and replug the cable from the wireless charger.
You may also check 2020 Best Wireless Chargers for Apple iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max.
6. Replace the USB Cable or the AC Power Adapter
Cables and power adapters fail more than you think. Replace the USB cable or the AC power adapter that comes with the wireless charger.
7. Uninstall Apps That Have Bugs or Conflicts
Some apps running with bugs or conflicts could stop wireless charging on any Qi-standard wireless charger. You can try to uninstall the apps that you recently installed, restart the iPhone, and then place it again on the wireless charger to see if the problem could be solved.
8. Turn Off the Vibration Mode
If your iPhone is on the Vibration Mode and gets a lot of notifications, it might shift position. This can cause the wireless charger to stop charging your iPhone. Disable the Vibration Mode and recharge the iPhone.
9. Remove the Case and Any Other Foreign Object
If your iPhone has a protective case on, take off the case and place the phone again onto the wireless charger. Some sturdy cases are made with PC or TPU materials mixed with metal, which stops the phone from wireless charging.
Magnetic mounts and magnetic cases should be avoided for wireless charging because they could reduce the performance of charging.
10. Fix the Overheating Problem
If the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max gets too warm during wireless charging, the software will automatically stop charging to prevent potential damage. Use a high quality wireless charger (such as Yootech, Anker, Samsung, CHOETECH and Seneo) to charge your iPhone.
You can also fix the overheating problem with the solutions in: Phone Overheating on Wireless Charger – Why and Top 10 Solutions.
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