This post will help you get started in making full use of the Galaxy Note 20 Wireless PowerShare feature. Read on to learn how to activate and use Wireless PowerShare on Samsung Galaxy Note 20.
Wireless PowerShare Feature in Samsung Galaxy
Samsung’s latest Galaxy lineups including the recently rolled out Galaxy Note 20 handset do sport a number of innovative features that are intended to offer the best and finest smartphone experience. Among the said features is the so-called wireless Powershare.
When enabled, Wireless PowerShare allows your Galaxy Note 20 to reverse-wireless charge other compatible devices including smartphones, smart watches and Galaxy Buds by placing the two devices together.
If you’re wondering how to make use of this advanced charging method, then this short demo should help you get started.
Here’s how to activate Wireless PowerShare and start sharing power on your Galaxy Note 20 with another device.
Easy Steps to Activate and Use Wireless PowerShare on your Galaxy Note 20
Time Needed : 5 minutes
Before you proceed, verify and ensure that your Galaxy Note 20 has at least 30 percent battery life. This is one of the requisites for you to share your phone's power using PowerShare. Or, you can also connect your Galaxy Note 20 to its charger and keep it charging as it charges another device via Wireless PowerShare.
- Whenever you’re ready, access the Settings menu on your phone.
This can be done in two ways, either by launching the Apps viewer from the Home screen or through the notification panel.
To proceed with this demo, let’s just go for the first method. So, swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to load the Apps viewer up on the next display.
Different app icons and shortcut controls will show up.
- From the Apps viewer, locate and then tap the Settings icon.
The main settings menu opens with a list of different features and options for you to manage and utilize.
- Tap Device care.
Main directories for device care features will populate the next display.
- Tap Battery to continue.
Another window opens with the Battery menu and relevant info.
Here, you will see the remaining battery percentage along with the estimated number of days and hours it's expected to last.
Beneath the battery information are a few relevant features.
- Scroll down and then tap Wireless PowerShare.
The Wireless PowerShare menu will show up next.
On this menu, you will see the on and off toggle with the main instructions highlighted beneath it.
- Tap to turn the switch ON. Doing so will enable Wireless PowerShare on your device.
Be sure to read and review the given information, especially if you don't know how this feature works, when to use it, and how to use it on your phone.
- Android 10
- Galaxy Note 20
After reviewing the wireless PowerShare usage details, you can go ahead and try performing the actual reverse wireless charge on your Note 20 with any other compatible Samsung mobile devices.
Quick Tips when using Wireless PowerShare
Be sure to position your devices properly to ensure their connection is good. This is imperative given that the location of the wireless charging coil varies between devices. If you’re trying to charge a foldable device via wireless PowerShare on your Note 20, make sure that the other foldable device is closed.
More importantly, verify and ensure that your other device is compatible with wireless PowerShare and supports the feature.
To view the list of compatible Samsung devices that can be charged and share power with Wireless PowerShare, you can check out the Samsung Support page. Most Qi-compatible Samsung devices are deemed compatible but the speed and power of the charge may vary between devices.
Having Trouble with Wireless PowerShare?
Wireless PowerShare works with most smartphones and tablets that support wireless charging. Charging speed however may vary between devices.
If by any chance, you would encounter some problems when using wireless PowerShare like unable to connect to a device or your device is charging very slow, try to remove any protective casing or cover from each device.
In addition, you may notice some adverse effects on call reception or data services when using Wireless PowerShare, depending on the network environment.
And that covers everything in this quick walkthrough.
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Hope this helps!
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