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Ipad 4 running hot

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May 7, 2013 12:52 AM

I have been using my ipad 4 for not more than 2 months but my ipad 4 gets hot very fast when playing games like Iron Man 3. And I noticed that it gets hot within 5 minutes after I start to play. It’s very annoying actually because my ipad case gets warm as well. Sometimes it gets warm even during small tasks especially at the lower left corner. For your information, my screen brightness is always set at the lowest yet I’m still having all these problems. Can you help me ?

  • Skydiver119 Level 7 Level 7 (20,345 points)
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    May 7, 2013 4:34 AM (in response to Mammoi)

    The heat is generated by the battery and processor, both of which are strained when you're doing graphics intensive stuff like gaming.

     

    Warm is normal, too hot to handle is not. if it's literally too hot then you should make an appointment at your local apple store and have them check it out.

     

    Another thing, you case can trap that heat, so if you're going to be doing lots of things that cause it to heat up significantly, you may want to consider taking it out of its case. The metal chassis is designed to dissipate that heat and a cover can interfere with that process.

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