How does reverse wireless charging work

Charge your mobile phone with your mobile phone: Wireless Power Share and reverse charging - this is how it works

We'll tell you how you can charge a cell phone with your cell phone. Reverse charging was introduced with the HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro. In the meantime, however, Samsung has also adapted a similar wireless charging feature with the Wireless Power Share.

Wireless charging has been an integral part of the smartphone world for several years. In fact, induction charging is the future. Manufacturers like Apple have been working on reducing all cell phone connections and the associated hardware for years. The Wireless Power Share, also known as Reverse Charging or in German reverse loading known is a further step on this path. Thanks to this feature, your smartphone becomes a charging station for other cell phones that can use wireless charging based on the Qi standard in no time at all. For example, you can donate electricity to a friend in a battery emergency without a cable by simply hanging up on them.

Wireless Power Share on the Samsung Galaxy

Wireless Power Share is a term introduced by Samsung with the Galaxy S10 range. Of course, the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy S20 series, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and the Galaxy Fold devices are also equipped with the feature. If you have activated the option, you only need to hold your Samsung smartphone to the back of another mobile phone to charge it.

This is how you proceed with Samsung to charge another cell phone with your cell phone:

  1. Pull down the status bar.
  2. TapWireless PowerShare.
  3. Place the device to be charged in the middle of the back of the smartphone. The loading process will start after a few seconds.

Reverse charging on HUAWEI

HUAWEI is the original inventor of reverse charging. You can find the feature on numerous devices, such as the HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro, the HUAWEI P30 Pro, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro and the HUAWEI P40 Pro. However, the way to activate the feature differs slightly from Samsung's variant.

This is how mobile phone charging works with:

  1. Open theSettings.
  2. Select the menu itembattery pack.
  3. Activate at the bottomReverse charging without wires.
  4. Place the device you want to charge in the center of the back of the HUAWEI smartphone. The loading process should start after a few seconds.

Note: Wireless Power Share and reverse charging are not just a source of energy for smartphones. Smartwatches or wireless headphones can also use the Qi standard and can receive power from your mobile phone.