How to Fix Wireless Charging Not Working on iPhone

You are wondering why your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X is not charging wirelessly.  You have spent a lot of time fixing your iPhone on the charging pad but it did not take effect. So, if you are still facing the situation, here is a couple of tips for you to fix the wireless charging issues occurring with your iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X.

Soft Reset iPhone

The first method to fix the issue is to restart your phone. Some minor software glitches can be resolved just by a quick restart, and your iPhone will then resume charging wirelessly.

Press the Power button until you see ‘slide to power off on the screen.’ Swipe the icon from left to right to power your phone off. Wait for a few seconds and then press the power button again to turn it back on

Do a Hard Reset

Another solution you can try is performing a hard reset. Doing this will T quickly turns off and then back on your phone. It fixes minor issues for many users.

To do a hard reset on your iPhone 8/8 Plus, just hold the Volume Down + Power buttons simultaneously. When you see the Apple logo, go of them.

Performing a hard reset on iPhone X is a little complicated. Press the volume up button quickly, then the volume down quickly. After that, hold the slide button until you see the logo on the screen.

Use Another Qi-Enabled Wireless Charger

You should keep in mind that the wireless charging just works on iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus if you have a Qi-enabled wireless charging pad. Don’t try your phone on with low-quality charging pad as it cannot charge your device wirelessly and even affect to the wireless charge function.

Remove the Case

If you are covering your iPhone with a case, there might be chances it is too thick for the charger. If wireless charging does not work, the high chance is that the thick case is obstructing it. Simply remove the case from your iPhone and then put it back on the charging pad.

Also read: How to check iPhone battery health

Place your Phone in the Center of Charging Pad

You might place your iPhone in a position which the wireless charging cannot work. Keep in mind to place the phone in the middle of the charging pad, and then check the result.

Update Software

The final resort is updating its charging facility. Here’s how you can perform a software update:

  • Launch Settings app and then tap General > Software Update.
  • You usually see a red notification on this section, tap on it to download the latest software update.
  • If there is no update available, the screen will prompt the “Your software is up to date” option.

The wireless charging not working on iPhone 8, 8 Plus, or X comes from a software glitch. The last method to fix a software issue is performing a DFU restore using iTunes to reset your phone to the factory default.

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