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Wireless charger frustration

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Columbus, OH, USA
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Is anyone else irked that their phone doesn't fit in the wireless charger spot? I have a Note 10 Plus, and it won't fit. How they didn't think to make this larger drives me nuts, phones are large these days, even my wife's note 9 didn't fit. Seems like a big oversight on their part, there's clearly room to have made it larger.
 
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Parkton, MD, USA
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I made sure my iPhone fit before I bought the ST. But honestly, I hardly use it because I can’t see the damn phone and forget it’s there leaving the car without it.


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Faribault, MN, USA
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I'm certain it was designed for older smaller phones. My S10+ with a minimal protective case doesn't fit either. I ended up putting in a cup holder mounted wireless charger that uses the USB port. It automatically grips the phone and is very adjustable.
Cup mounted wireless phone charger.jpg
 
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Yeah it seems odd for a brand new model not to take current day phone sizes into consideration. Mine just fits without a case, but only by a hair and having no case isn't an option for me with two toddlers who are like Hawks on my phone every time I set it down lol
 
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Whittier, CA, USA
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I personally don't like using this feature. My phone (iPhone X) seems to get really hot when I use it. I know the phone is suppose to regulate the charge, but it just feels unsafe.
 
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Secaucus, NJ, USA
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feels like the wireless charger was a bit of a last minute thought, more of a gimmick to be honest.. without wireless carplay, it seems useless anyway.. i’m wondering if it would have been a deal breaker for the gentleman who made sure his phone fit before purchasing the vehicle. :p:p:p
 
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Vancouver, WA, USA
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My 8+ with case fits in the wireless charging cubby; just fits though and I do forget it in there often since it’s out of sight. For me it would not be a deal breaker if it wouldn’t have fit. One would REALLY have to love their cell phone for that to happen.
 
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Honolulu, HI, USA
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I stopped using it because of frequently forgetting my phone when I leave the car and have to rush back to get it. Also my Samsung sometimes gets hot. Back to using USB cable to charge.
 
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Minneapolis, MN, USA
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I'm certain it was designed for older smaller phones. My S10+ with a minimal protective case doesn't fit either. I ended up putting in a cup holder mounted wireless charger that uses the USB port. It automatically grips the phone and is very adjustable.
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Bought a similar one and absolutely love it. Sux to lose a cupholder but the tradeoff is worth it.
 

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Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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This was a "you're kidding me" moment when I got the car home and realized my Samsung S20 didn't fit. The other challenge is they could have at least given a feed for a cable to run to the pseudo phone slot in front of the center console cup holder so when plugged in for apple car play or android auto, the phone isn't sitting upside down with a cable running up in the air to feed back into the USB port. Would have been neater.
 


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