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Old 02-02-2019, 08:36 AM
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Does wireless charging work for iPhone?

Iíve read that the wireless charging works with certain android phones only. So iPhone is out of luck?
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Old 02-02-2019, 08:38 AM
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Works with iPhone, except there's currently a bug where putting an iPhone on the wireless charger will bring up Apple Pay on the phone.
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Old 02-02-2019, 08:46 AM
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Thanks. Can the bug be fixed via the cloud and soon?
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Old 02-02-2019, 09:42 AM
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Not sure if it will be OTA or not, but supposedly it will be fixed. Lots of bugs. This one ranks low on my list.
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Old 02-02-2019, 12:25 PM
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Not sure if it will be OTA or not, but supposedly it will be fixed. Lots of bugs. This one ranks low on my list.
I just ordered a 40i with M sport package. It sounds like there are so many software bugs. I'm concerned...
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Old 02-02-2019, 08:14 PM
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I just ordered a 40i with M sport package. It sounds like there are so many software bugs. I'm concerned...

I was expecting to run into issues and mentally preparing myself not to get too worked up about it. Have had mine for 10 days now and only experienced two very minor issues on two days - my weather widget disappeared and I had the BC button/hud issue. (bc button not working, lists and nav not showing in hud). Both were fixed after letting the vehicle sit for awhile. If I would have rebooted Idrive I'm sure I could have gotten them back right away.

I think this latest version that they are putting on the new builds has solved a lot of the problems.
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Old 02-02-2019, 09:19 PM
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FWIW, I have a wireless charger for my iPhone xs...putting it on a generic wireless charger doesn't do any special. Not sure why it would react that way in the car. Apple Pay uses the near field device which has nothing to do with the charging.
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Old 02-03-2019, 07:25 AM
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The Apple Pay activation has something to do with how the car communicates with the phone to use it as a key instead of the fob (which is not enabled for iPhone yet).
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Old 06-29-2019, 01:10 PM
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Iíve read that the wireless charging works with certain android phones only. So iPhone is out of luck?
Hello dont know if its too late, anyway it works with my iPhone, I have the sort of "phone" key they have as an optional, and it also charges in the wireless charger spot, so I believe any phone with wireless charging will work fine.
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Old 08-22-2019, 06:04 PM
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Just got my X5 with wireless charging. Works fine with iPhone. You do have to have the iPhone with the glass back, not metal. So newer phones only.

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Old 08-24-2019, 09:12 AM
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Just got my X5 with wireless charging. Works fine with iPhone. You do have to have the iPhone with the glass back, not metal. So newer phones only.

Steve
It will work with older iPhones (I have a 7). you just have to buy the case from mophie that allows it to charge.
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Old 10-23-2019, 11:14 AM
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I've had my G05 for about 850 miles and have not had any issues at all with Car Play, charging, software, etc... The thing is great so far. I have had 2 50i's before this that both had new engine swaps. I am feeling much better about the 6 cylinder also. The power is more than enough, even for a guy used to the 8. The only thing I really miss is the cold start sounds.
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Old 10-26-2019, 01:30 PM
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I'm having a similar problem (on my X6) non of the iphones charge. tried an 8, X and xs. Also don't see a blue light when I place them in the holder.
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The wireless charger really seems to heat up the iPhone ... and doesn't do much charging.
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Old 11-09-2019, 12:52 PM
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I too found charging mediocre for iPhone 10 and 11 - too much heat and not enough charging possibly due to the Apple Pay activation - I use cord charging from the USB-C socket in the arm rest which also means my phone safely tucked away so I'm not tempted to fiddle with it while driving!
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Old 11-10-2019, 04:13 PM
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I wonder how critical the physical location of the phone in the charging pad is...some charging pads are less critical than others, and some just won't plain work unless quite well centered. Also, some cases can be really problematic with wireless charging.
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