If you have used your iPhone for a while, you would notice that your iPhone’s internal temperature increases from time to time. Especially when you are playing high-resolution games. This is because some apps use a lot of processing power and this increases the power load needed from your iPhone battery. As your iPhone design is very compact, this will create a heat instantly. This is one of the reasons your iPhone overheating. However, iPhone design also can dissipate that heat quickly without damaging to your device.
Here we are going to share with you five ways how you can quickly reduce your iPhone’s temperature back to normal if it overheats.
Here are the steps
#1 TURN OFF YOUR IPHONE
When your iPhone is overheating, you can simply shut it down
You can immediately shut down your iPhone by pressing the rest/wake button there at the top right for more than three seconds
For newer iPhone model, the rest/wake button is on the right side of your iPhone
#2 REMOVE YOUR IPHONE CASING COVER
When your iPhone overheats, it is best to take off the casing cover
This will allow the heat to dissipate more quickly
The heat is normally caused by the heat from your iPhone battery that is located at the back of your iPhone
#3 CLOSE ALL APPS ON IPHONE
Running multiple apps on your iPhone can also cause your iPhone to overheat
You can close all the apps by tapping the home button twice
Slide your fingers upward to close the apps that are running on the background
#4 CHECK YOUR IPHONE BATTERY HEALTH AND USAGE
Your iPhone overheating can also cause from faulty battery
You can check your iPhone battery health by going to the Settings, and tap “Battery”
At “Battery”, tap at “Battery Health”
At “Battery Health”, look at Maximum Capacity
If it is less than 80%, you have a worn-out battery
At “Battery” section also you can see which app uses a lot of your battery usage there that may lead to overheating of your iPhone
#5 DISABLE BACKGROUND APP REFRESH
Your app will constantly refresh for updates using your iPhone Wi-Fi or data connection
This may cause your iPhone to overheat.
You can disable it by going to settings and tap at “General”
At “General”, tap at “Background App Refresh”
Tap at “Background App Refresh” there
Tap “Off” to disable all of your Background App Refresh
So, there you have it – Five simple ways how you can easily reduce the temperature of your iPhone when it is overheating. Please leave us a comment below on how often does your iPhone overheat and what did you do about it.
Please also read our previous article on what to do if your iPhone battery is draining too fast.