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iPhone Wallet Case and Wireless Chargers

by Dan Smith September 17, 2021


JIMMYCASE iPhone Wallet Cases Work with Wireless Chargers


Can you use an iPhone wallet case with a wireless charger?

Yes, you can use an iPhone wallet case with a wireless charger.

We have tested JIMMYCASE iPhone wallet cases with a variety of wireless chargers and they work well. As the credit cards add extra material between the back of the iPhone and the charger, there are some adjustments to make.

  • The case works well for wireless charging with up to three (3) cards in the elastic wallet pocket.
  • Metal cards or cards with a metallic layer block the charging signal and may make it unusable.

Will wireless phone chargers damage credit cards?

We've been using wireless chargers with JIMMYCASE wallet cases for years and have had no problem with our credit cards. However, phone hardware manufacturers do recommend you keep magnetic stripe cards away from wireless chargers.

Samsung Website: "please ensure that any magnetic cards have been removed from the case to avoid any damage to your magnetic cards."

How does wireless charging work?

Wireless chargers use electromagnetic induction to transfer energy from the charger to a special receiver on the back of your iPhone. Power is fed into an induction coil in the charger, creating a magnetic field. A receiving induction coil in the iPhone takes the magnetic field and converts it into power the phone (Wikipedia Inductive Charging).

Photo: ANKER Wireless Charging 101

More Science of Wireless Charging

If you want to know more about the science of electric charging for iPhones and small devices (toothbrushes) or large devices (electric cars), the video below is a solid overview.



Our Test Charger

We have been using a Yootech wireless charger with our cases and found it works great. Our most current Yootech charger (currently $13.99 on Amazon) is pictured below. It's compatible with JIMMYCASE iPhone card cases for iPhone 13/13 Pro/13 Mini/13 Pro Max/12/SE 2020/11/XS/XR/X/8 with latest iOS System.

 

Yootech Wireless Charger on Amazon.


Yootech Wireless Charger, Qi-Certified 10W Max Fast Wirless Charging Pad

JIMMYCASE iPhone 11 Pro Max wallet case with Mahogany Wood, iPhone XR wallet case with White Oak wood.










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