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Charged my wife's iPhone 8 but no luck with my Samsung S8.
Ironically the issue from web research is the Samsung S8 not the Velar.
Fortunately my wife is the main driver on the Velar so doesn't matter that much to me.
 

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I had the wireless charger installed post delivery - it is a dealer fit accessory in any case - and it has been fine. Works well too on my wife's iPhone 8.

Note you will not be able to close the centre console cup holder once it is fitted. But the utility far outweighs this in my opinion.
 

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The picture on the Velar website is pretty good and identical to how it is installed as a dealer fit accessory
The charger holds any phone upto 73mm (not sure what the iPhone plus is) but would charge the iPhone X or 8 both of which are Qi enabled
 

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From a different thread for reference. It's interesting the dealer said the passenger cup holder could be used for anyone interested in keeping front cup holder cover functional, though no one has confirmed they've done the passenger cup holder option and that the arm rest can slide over still:

wonzfy said:
I actually dropped off my Velar today to have the iPhone Dock installed. They quoted 4 hours which is not included but my salesperson offered free of charge since I had to pay for the wheel lock installation (I think he thought the dock was easier to install than the wheel locks for some reason). My car has been there for 11 hours already and they just called and said it won't be ready until tomorrow so I'm assuming its not so easy to install.

Dealer just called to ask what cup holder I would like the dock to be installed in and I said the top one with the cover. They attempted the install and called me back to say that the cup holder lid does not close with the iPhone dock in it, they said it could be installed in the passenger cup holder and that they think the arm rest will still slide over it. They also said that the instructions for the accessory say that the cup holder lid will not function with the dock installed. I rejected the installation altogether because I don't use that top cup holder so it only makes sense that the dock go in that one (and the driver has better access to the phone) and I wanted to be able to push the cover down when not in use. Such a waste of time and apparently they had to take apart my car for a lousy phone charger so I'm not happy about that! Therefore stay away from this useless accessory.
 

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Interesting post

From my discussion with the dealer about this, the only recommended position is the centre console cup holder which works ergonomically as well as it is within natural arm reach and visibility. Not being able to close the centre console lid does not bother me at all.

The other position would snag with the arm rest and your passenger's hand should they be using the arm rest.

Finally there is a difference between the iPhone dock and the wireless charging dock which is not phone specific.
 

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SpokenHands said:
Interesting post

Finally there is a difference between the iPhone dock and the wireless charging dock which is not phone specific.
Good call! They are definitely different, but I suppose the same conditions should apply to both assuming they protrude the same amount.
 

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Not sure what the size and connector differences are between the iPhone dock (wired) and the Qi wireless charger dock that I have had installed. But in my case I prefer it installed in the centre console cup holder because ergonomically it is easier to slide in/out when seated in the drivers seat. Not particularly missing having the centre console closed.
 

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Hi I went down a slightly different route.
I put 2 wireless chargers in the centre console
I also used a USB Cigarette lighter adapter instead of the car infotainment system USB Connections for a couple reasons
1. The wireless chargers are cheap and made in China, so just in case they failed no damage would occur to the cars infotainment system
2. I wasn't sure the what the power rating of infotainment USB Connections. Wireless chargers require around 2.1 amps
I've attached some pictures
 

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