Here’s how to add wireless charging feature to your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus today without having to wait for Apple to add it in iPhone 8.
As you may already now, this is something that Apple will likely “officially” introduce with its next iPhone due for release later this year, but at the moment, wireless charging for iPhone is something that needs to be retrospectively added with additional accessories. Thankfully, it is actually possible to achieve this on an existing iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus that you may already have, meaning you can have all of the power of your current iPhone, but also the flexibility of charging without being tethered to a wall socket.
Of course, Apple being Apple, it’s likely that whatever route the company takes to integrate wireless charging in iPhone 8, it will be somewhat different to the norm. But for now, rest assured that you can introduce the widely available Qi-based wireless charging into your iPhone world.
We will be taking a look at some of the more popular solutions out there that can give your latest Apple flagship phone the ability to charge wirelessly, and in style, much to your friends and colleagues amazement. So without further ado, let’s get down to business, shall we?
Wireless Charging Case
One of the best routes to wireless charging is to actually adorn the iPhone in a wireless charging battery case, such as the ones offered by leading accessory manufacturer Mophie. The Mophie Juice Pack Air case for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus features the revolutionary Charge Force technology which instantly introduces induction charging to iPhone.
These cases are also Qi-compatible, meaning that it would also work in perfect harmony with any existing accessory pad around the house that conforms to the Qi standard. These cases have a built-in battery pack as well, which can instantly give power to the iPhone when it is running low, even if the device and case isn’t rested on a wireless charging pad.
Mophie’s Juice Pack Air cases for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cost $99 each and are available in a variety of colors.
If you prefer to not spend so much on a case from a brand like Mophie, you can opt for a cheaper option as well, such as ones offered from the likes of Antye for both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Unlike the Mophie case however, the Antye case doesn’t pack a built-in battery of its own to charge the iPhone on the go, neither does it have Charge Force technology. It’s a Qi-based wireless case that you can place on any Qi wireless charging pad to charge your iPhone wirelessly. You can get them for as low as $20 each for limited time.
Buy: Antye Qi Wireless Charging Case for iPhone 7 from Amazon: $19.99 | Original price: $30
Buy: Antye Qi Wireless Charging Case for iPhone 7 Plus from Amazon: $19.99 | Original price: $30
Wireless Charging Receiver+Pad
If a thick wireless charging case sitting around your beautiful iPhone isn’t really what you are looking for, then you could opt to introduce wireless charging capabilities into the device with a wireless charging pad and a simple little receiver that connects to the iPhone via Lightning connector, and is hidden inside any case that you like. It’s then a case of resting the iPhone on the accompanying charging pad and letting the power flow into the device.
A simple, cheap and unobtrusive method for wireless charging.
Buy: DanForce Qi Wireless Charging Kit for iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus from Amazon: $29.49 | Original price: $60
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