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Repair guides and disassembly information for Google's Pixel 4 smartphone, released in October of 2019.

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Why is my battery not charging wirelessly?

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I replaced my battery on my Google Pixel 4 using iFixit battery replacement kit and now the phone longer wirelessly charges.

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Hi Ricci,

Have you checked out the inside by opening it? Try checking the wireless charging cable and see if you forgot to plug it back in. If that isn't the case, it could be three things. The first thing is that the coil could be damaged. Unplug the battery then gently remove the coil and inspect for damage. If there is damage, you can buy a wireless coil for cheap. If there is no damage, it could be a possible battery problem. Try unplugging the battery cable and plug it back in. If that doesn't work, it could be a possible board issue. If the old battery was removed with some power left in it, there is a chance that there could be a chance that the battery shorted the wireless coil or parts around the coil that makes it possible to charge. I hope this finds you well.

With regards,

-Duc

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Hi @riccin

Here's the ifixit Google Pixel 4 Wireless Charging Coil Replacement guide.

Use it to check if any connections were disturbed when you replaced the battery.

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