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Phone Charger Tray .... arm rest pad

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by brandostundra, May 19, 2020.

  1. May 19, 2020 at 7:52 PM
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    brandostundra

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    considering getting one of these phone charger tray kits that install in the arm rest cavity.

    anyone out there have one installed?
    do you think it would still charge if I have an otter box defender case on my phone ?
     
  2. May 19, 2020 at 7:54 PM
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    Jim LE 1301

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    I don't have the Toyota one, but mine works with my defender case on. I'm sure it would work.
     
  3. May 19, 2020 at 7:57 PM
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  4. May 19, 2020 at 8:00 PM
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  5. May 19, 2020 at 8:03 PM
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    If wireless charging works with the case and it fits in the hole it’ll work
     
  6. May 19, 2020 at 8:20 PM
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    I used the same one as @Jim LE 1301

    Remove the top cover of the charger and the backside of the console tray acts as the top.

    Be sure to use a fast charger adapter so you get the full output of the charging pad.

    I bought an extra female 12v socket and wired it underneath the center console, so there is zero exposed wire or plugs.

    https://youtu.be/HXHcqhTXrS0

    Works great. And never slides of disconnects after I added two rubber bumpers for an “as close to factory” look.

    076F2AEE-8EE6-414C-8DEC-949C32232227.jpg
     
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  7. May 19, 2020 at 8:23 PM
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  8. May 20, 2020 at 6:49 AM
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    I installed an stainless cover on my tray. Do you think the pad has enough power to go through it? It's relatively thin and just an accent piece that I like the looks of.
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B074VRY5K3/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
  9. May 20, 2020 at 7:26 AM
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  11. May 20, 2020 at 7:56 AM
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    I have a case with a piece of metal attached to my iphone for a magnetic holder, the magent slips into the cd slot of the truck and covers up the touch screen. I can't use wireless charging due to the metal blocking it. I may ditch the metal and do this but I'm not 100% on that since the entune radio is so terrible in the truck. I'd rather use Waze on my phone. I always laugh at the touch screen in the truck because it makes Spotify look like it was designed in 1982.
     
  12. May 20, 2020 at 9:30 AM
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    I have the South Eastern Parts charger, I have and Otter Box and it charges fine.
     
  13. May 20, 2020 at 5:19 PM
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    I was thinking about this mod, can anyone confirm that the APPLE Car Play will still work?
     
  14. May 20, 2020 at 6:19 PM
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    I have retrofitted the 2020 Navigation Radio to my 2019. I also added CPLAY2AIR USB Adapter & CHOETECH wireless charger to armrest tray. I can confirm that My phone charges wirelessly when in the armest holder and my apple carplay also works fantastically (wirelessly)
     
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    I’m sticking with the plug in rather than elbow cancer.
     
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  16. May 30, 2020 at 9:40 AM
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    Apple CarPlay will still work when plugged in, but will charge with the wire even if it's in the charging tray. If you have a wireless CarPlay mod, then it will work and charge in the tray. I would get the Toyota branded wireless charger if you're willing to spend around $170. I just installed mine, it's pretty straightforward, took about an hour.
     

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