Reports arise that BMW wireless charging pads could lead to iPhone overheating issues and, eventually, hardware damage – NFC chip powering Apple Pay stopped working. Additional reports highlight that there might be issues with other car makers and phones too.
General recommendation is to monitor iPhone temperature levels and avoid overheating.
- Warning: BMW Wireless Charging May Break iPhone 15’s Apple Pay Chip
- iPhone wireless charging in BMWs causing overheating – not specific to iPhone 15
Developer:Be aware of the issue. Do not discourage temperature warnings. Consider adding handlers to monitor device thermal state on application level.
QA engineer:Beware of potential hardware issues with NFC chip due to overheating.
PM/DM:Beware of potential hardware issues with NFC chip due to overheating.