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    I'm looking for a magnetic car mount that won't interfere with the wireless charging. iOttie has a mount that is also a wireless charging mount. Any idea if this will still work with the Samsung wireless charger?
     

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    I think if it was designed to hold a wireless charging pad, then it should work, and it wouldn't be fit for purpose if it didn't. The danger is the magnet in close proximity and interfering with the wireless/induction charging process, and the design of the mount must take measures to prevent that.
     
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    I also think those magnetic mounts with a metal plate attached to the back of the phone, interfere with Samsung Pay usage. At least that is my experience. Since I don't play CD s I use a CD mount holder in my car.
     
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    Because I need one...ASAP. lol.
     
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    I currently have a CD mount but I don't like it. They just don't stay in very well. I am looking into Scosche's magicmount charge. It's kinda pricey but works as a charger and a magnetic mount for car and home. I have coupon code for 20% off any purchase over $35 and free shipping over $49 and I think I can share it if you want to try too.
     
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    Actually, I got one of these for my vehicle:

    http://a.co/8Ou8LKt

    I liked it so much, I bought a second one for the Darling Bride's vehicle, too! I keep them clipped to the AC vent... that keeps the phone cool on long trips. Highly recommended!
     
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    Mpow brand cd-mount.
    So far so good - seems very secure, and has a ledge on bottom to hold phone.
     
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    I have a nice Avantek car mount that readily handles big, weighty phones (I switch between my Note 8 and an LG V20). You can mount it to the windshield or dash, it has a toggle-activated suction cup and you can mount your phone either horizontally or vertically. Got at Amazon on sale I think for like $11.99.
     
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    The problem I am finding with the magnet mount is that I also want to use my Samsung wireless charging dock at night so my phone serves as a bedside clock. With that purpose in mind I have to place the metal plate at the very bottom of the phone which makes it top heavy for the magnet mount and therefore not particularly stable.
     
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    I made my own. A fender washer, two magnets from an old hard drive, a couple of sticks of snap-blades between my S8 and TPU case...
     

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    I'd like to try the little magnet mount in the vehicle, but mine charges as I go so it's always at full battery when I get where I'm going

    :)
     
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    True. One non-optimal option is a Mophie case/system, but may add unnecessary weight to already heavier phone and generally unneeded to have extra battery backup as the N8 battery life seems quite good
     
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    Since I bought 2 Seidio cases for my Taimen, I got a couple of good deals on other stuff - like car mounts.

    https://www.seidioonline.com/product/seidio-magnetic-car-vent-mount/ - that was a special $10 buy with the first case I bought. Still on sale, apparently.

    The I opted for a better case, and got this one at the same price: https://www.seidioonline.com/product/seidio-magnetic-car-dash-mount/

    Of course, if you use wireless charging, then these are not for you, as the piece that goes on the back of the phone / inside the back side of the case is said to interfere with wireless charging....
     
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    I was thinking of getting that but I didn't want to pay 45 for just a charging mount.
     

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