How to properly charge the Galaxy Z Flip using wireless charger

Last modified : Feb 25. 2020

The full screen phone that folds to fit in your pocket with a revolutionary flexible display has wireless charging technology.

The device also has sophisticated dual battery systems that work together to intelligently power the phone.

Proper way to charge your Galaxy Z Flip

Before charging the battery wirelessly, fold the device and place the centre of the device's back on the centre of the wireless charger as shown in the below image. This ensures the connection is good.

 

If you use a stand-type wireless charger, Galaxy Z Flip may not securely affix the charger or may not charge properly. Please only use Samsung-approved wireless chargers. If you use other wireless chargers, the battery may not charge properly.

image of device on charging pad

Prevent device from sliding off wireless charging pad

Place Galaxy Z Flip in centre of wireless charging pad to prevent sliding off during charging. Before charging battery wirelessly, fold the device and adjust into correct position, facing wireless charging coil of Galaxy Z Flip back to centre of the wireless charger, as shown in image above. Also check the device is securely mounted on the charger.

Proper method to use Wireless PowerShare

You can charge other devices (WPC Qi certified smartphone products and Samsung wearable devices) with the battery of Galaxy Z Flip even while charging. To charge properly, do not move or use either device while charging. The power charged to the other device may be less than that of your Galaxy Z Flip.

 

If you charge another device while charging your Galaxy Z Flip, charging speed may decrease or the device may not charge properly, depending on type of charger used. The speed of charging or efficiency may also vary depending on the condition or surrounding environment of the device.

PowerShare will stop in order to prevent draining Galaxy Z Flip's battery when the battery level drops below a certain level.

Note:

  • Depending on the type of accessories or cover being used, the Wireless PowerShare feature may not work properly.
  • It is recommended to remove any accessories and cover before using this feature.
  • Also, if there are foreign materials such as dust or liquid between devices, please remove and try again.
How to activate the Wireless PowerShare function to charge other certified devices.

 

Step 1. Open the notification panel.

Step 2. Swipe downwards.

Step 3. Tap Wireless PowerShare to activate it.

 

Place the other device on the centre of your device, with their backs facing.

 

The device has an in-built magnet and the location of the wireless charging coil varies depending on device. So for a smooth connection, it is important to reposition both devices as shown in the image below. If the two devices are placed in a different position or direction than shown, due to magnetic forces the device may slip.

devices using Wireless PowerShare

Note:

  • Place the other device on the centre of the Galaxy Z flip, with the backs facing each other.
  • The back of the Galaxy Z Flip is the area without camera and cover screen.

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