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Galaxy Note 10+ wireless charging issues.

(Topic created: 10-28-2022 09:11 AM)
Galaxy Note Phones
A few days ago I was wirelessly charging my phone,  then it vibrated multiple times when I finally looked at the screen there was a strange teal screen on that said "Downloading... do not turn off Target". As well as some other text I do not specifically remember but it had a barcode on it too. It also had a way to cancel whatever was going on, so that's what I did.

I have no idea what caused that, I don't remember doing anything out of the ordinary. However ever since then when I try to wirelessly charge my phone it works for about 2 or 3 seconds and then stops. Cable charging still works like normal though. Also other than that my phone works normally. 

Does anyone know what may has happened or if it can be fixed? I'm not even completely sure the two problems are related but they seem like they are.
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Galaxy Note Phones

Hello, We understand how disappointing it is when the wireless charging is not working. Because of the screen that showed the "Downloading" message, the first thing we recommend is clearing the cache partition and repairing apps. 

1. Turn off the device. This is important as your device won’t boot to Recovery Mode when it’s on.
2. Press and hold the Volume Up key and the Bixby / Power key.
3. Once the Android Recovery screen comes up, release the buttons.
4. Use the Volume Down button until you are highlighting ‘Wipe cache partition.’
5. Press the Power button to select ‘Wipe cache partition.’
6. Use Volume Down to highlight Yes.
7. Press the Power button to confirm the action to clear the cache.
8. Wait for a second as the system wipes the cache.
9. Press the Power button again to reboot the device. This will return the device to the normal interface.

Follow these same steps for repairing the apps.

If the phone will still not charge wirelessly, make sure that the phone and all the apps are updated. 

We also recommend testing the phone in Safe Mode. This will let you know if there is an app interfering with the wireless charging. https://www.samsung.com/us/support/answer/ANS00062983/

A final step of troubleshooting is a backup and factory reset of the phone. https://www.samsung.com/us/support/answer/ANS00062029/

If you have completed all of these steps and the phone will still not charge wirelessly, we recommend having the phone evaluated at an authorized service location. You can use the following link to find a list of service centers in the U.S. that can do the repair: http://www.samsung.com/us/support/service/location or by contacting customer support at 1-800-726-7864.

For assistance outside the U.S., please use this link: https://www.samsung.com/us/common/visitlocationsite.html