Thursday, December 3

reverse wireless charging

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Pixel 5 activates reverse wireless charging automatically when plugged in

Although we know that the Google Pixel 5 has a handy reverse wireless charging feature, a support page has revealed that the phone can automatically turn it on when plugged in. A Google support page seen by 9to5Google describes the feature, a part of the Pixel 5's 'Battery Share' wireless charging capability, which can turn the phone into a makeshift wireless charger. Basically, when you connect the Pixel 5 to a USB-C charger, the phone automatically turns on Battery Share. The first time this happens, the phone will display a notification to inform users. Although the notification won't appear afterwards, the feature will still be activated when you connect the Pixel 5. Also, the feature seems to have a bit of intelligence built...