Why does my iPhone 5 get so hot?
Your iPhone gets hot because the battery and other hardware inside generate heat whenever your phone is working, even if it’s just charging. Your iPhone is designed to dissipate heat, but an old battery, too many apps running, and even direct sunlight can make your phone overheat.
How do I stop my iPhone 5S from overheating?
Some temporary solutions would be to:
- If you are standing in the sun, remove the device from the heat.
- Closing background applications when not using them to avoid battery consumption.
- Put your phone into sleep mode every once in a while the system can cool down and regain some of the used RAM.
How do I fix my iPhone to cool down before use?
What we recommend in an iPhone overheating situation is to take the following steps:
- Turn your hot iPhone off.
- Stop charging it – wirelessly or with a charger.
- Take it somewhere cool.
- Take it out of its case.
- Wait for your overheated device to cool down and reach its ideal iPhone operating temperature once again.
Is there an app to cool down my iPhone?
The first app on test, CPU Cooler Master-Phone Cooler, is probably the best of these, although DU Phone Cooler & Cooler Master is almost identical. Either of these will do the job and not only will they keep the phone cool, by closing apps they should make the battery last longer too.
What to do if your iPhone gets too hot?
If the weather is too hot outside and you find the iPhone gets hot as well, bring your device to the shade. Let it cool down a bit before you start using it again. No matter how hot the iPhone is, don’t put it in a refrigerator. Let the iPhone cool gradually.
How hot is too hot for iOS devices?
Use iOS and iPadOS devices where the ambient temperature is between 0º and 35º C (32º to 95º F). Low- or high-temperature conditions might cause your device to change its behavior to regulate its temperature. Using an iOS or iPadOS device in very hot conditions can permanently shorten battery life.
Why does my iPhone get hot in my car?
Your car dashboard gets strong sunlight directly. If the weather is too hot outside and you find the iPhone get hot as well, bring your device to the shade. Let it cool down a bit before you start using it again. No matter how hot the iPhone is, don’t put it in a refrigerator.
Why does my iPhone keep overheating in the summer?
The downside is, of course, that it can keep your phone working too hard on a hot day. So go to your App Settings to switch it off to give your iPhone a better chance of surviving the summer. If your iPhone keeps overheating, even when it’s not that hot outside, it’s probably worth checking there’s not an app causing the problem.