1. Marcojul's Avatar
    Hi guys.
    This is probably a simple and stupid question but here it goes.
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    I got my new s7 edge with a wireless charger stand from Samsung now I want to invest in a protective case for the s7.
    My question is: Can the s7 be charged wireless on the original Samsung charger stand even if the phone have a protective cover/case.

    Thx
    05-04-2016 03:26 PM
  2. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Depends on the case, but so far the ones I've tried (both from Spigen, one very thin, the other a little thicker with a kickstand) haven't had issues at all with any of my charging pads.

    You might run into trouble if the case is too thick, though, but I haven't heard anyone complain yet when using Otterboxes, and those are some of the thickest ones I've seen.
    05-04-2016 03:42 PM
  3. Marcojul's Avatar
    Thx for the quick reply.
    Very useful.
    05-04-2016 03:46 PM
  4. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Glad we could help! Enjoy your new device!! I'd recommend you get a thin-film protector for the screen as well. You never know, and better to scratch a 7-dollar protector than a 700-dollar screen soldered and glued to the phone (S7 Edge is pretty darn hard to repair without damage). I got an IQ Shield LiQuidSkin HD Ultra Clear one and it's been great. Full coverage (even edges), exact cutouts for buttons and sensors, doesn't add glare or obscure the screen, pretty much 'invisible'. Only downside is that application can be cumbersome with their 'applicator liquid' (which is just water and detergent) and the edges can be tricky to get to stick, but if you use plenty of liquid and let it dry enough for the edges to stick afterwards, it's pretty great and a lot easier to install without bubbles than most.
    05-04-2016 03:56 PM
  5. Marcojul's Avatar
    Great tip, thx a lot!
    I'll look into it.
    05-04-2016 04:01 PM
  6. Dooki's Avatar
    the only issue I have had is with a kickstand case. I have a casemate that will only charge in a specific location. my other cases are very forgiving.
    05-04-2016 06:51 PM
  7. tomatosouplabs's Avatar
    I charge fine with the regular samsung charging pad and the otterbox symmetry case. I wouldn't be able to tell you if the case is hindering because I haven't taken it out of the case and compared charging times. I don't care that much, I just let it sit on it overnight.
    05-26-2016 01:50 PM
  8. Marcojul's Avatar
    Thx for the info.
    As long the phone charges in the case it's fine by me.
    05-26-2016 03:00 PM
  9. felloffthetruck's Avatar
    Charges just fine even with a thick case like the Otterbox Defender. Have about 10 different cases and all work fine with wireless charging.
    05-29-2016 12:44 PM
  10. DeerSteak's Avatar
    Is the Samsung "quick charging" pad worth the money? It's $44 on Amazon right now, where lots of others are in the $20 range.

    I will be charging with an Otterbox Defender, btw. I'm a little concerned about the size of the lip being so small, like the phone might fall off.
    06-03-2016 02:56 PM
  11. Marcojul's Avatar
    Dunno if it's worth the money.
    But it does the job and I like the design as well.
    The lip is small yes, but is secure. The surface is rubber covered so it dosent slip.
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    06-03-2016 03:08 PM
  12. felloffthetruck's Avatar
    Is the Samsung "quick charging" pad worth the money? It's $44 on Amazon right now, where lots of others are in the $20 range.

    I will be charging with an Otterbox Defender, btw. I'm a little concerned about the size of the lip being so small, like the phone might fall off.
    Yes, it's worth the money and the Defender sits on it just fine.
    06-04-2016 08:58 AM
  13. DeerSteak's Avatar
    I ended up saving a few bucks on the Pleson charger (which for folks who are coming late, does not come with its own charger - that's another $15 and where the $45 Samsung charger starts to look more attractive) and an Otterbox Commuter rather than a Defender. It fast-charges wirelessly using the Samsung wall charger.

    Wireless charging is amazing. I love it.
    06-07-2016 11:14 AM

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