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IPHONE 5 overheating and battery issues

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  • Ralphyloo Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Nov 17, 2013 9:22 AM (in response to anasfromstrasbourg)

    I've been experiencing the same issue. I adopt a rather temporal solution. Whenever my phone overheats, I turn off 3G and close all apps running in the background. This is more like setting the phone to "rest" mode. Frankly I experience the overheating usually when 3G is on, or when i game for long. I hope this helps.

  • botdf181994 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Nov 24, 2013 6:48 PM (in response to anasfromstrasbourg)

    i have an even bigger issue while i was at work my iphone5 litterally shut its self down and showed a thermometor and said will not operate till cooled down so i put it in the back room where it is relatively cool and i left thee so i turn my phone back on while i was smoking a cig and go to call my mom and talk to her. and my mic in my phone wont work at all i had to use my headphones to talk to her and my screen is all messed up idk what to do i just got the phone 2 months ago and i cant believe it happened to me. i loved my iphone till now and im upset and didnt know how to post on the thred so thats why im commenting on this to see if i can get some help

  • funtolearn Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Nov 28, 2013 6:33 AM (in response to anasfromstrasbourg)

    I'm having trouble with my iphone 5 overheating after talking on the phone. When it does this, and I want to end the phone call, it won't respond to pressing the "end" button. The screen is nonfunctioning at that point, and I must wait until the other person ends the call. Has anyone had this problem?

  • Jay_17 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 7, 2014 2:21 PM (in response to anasfromstrasbourg)

    My iphone 5 is running iOS 7.0.4 and my battery over heats south it feels like my phone has just came out from the oven and plus my battery charges super fast and dies twice as fast can someone help me

  • ecdleyson Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Feb 18, 2014 9:25 PM (in response to Jay_17)

    Same thing happens to my iPhone 5s especially when the LTE/3G is on... Please fix this issue!!!

  • Peps970 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Apr 7, 2014 9:31 PM (in response to anasfromstrasbourg)

    So- no BS... I turned off the the ICloud Safari tab, came back to read more of this thread and I could feel the phone cooling off. My battery dropped from 28% to 12% in about 10 mins before, turned off the tab- been on 11% for 30 mins.

    A little screwed up but give it a shot.

  • netgifted Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Apr 10, 2014 8:32 PM (in response to anasfromstrasbourg)

    I have this problem both on iPhone 5 and iPad 3 since IOS 7.1 update. The machines overheat, do not sync calendars, very frustrating. I tried to tund off a buch of things, restarted , spent hours and at this point both iPhone and iPad are almost unusable. Apple did a bad upgrade and they don't want to ackowlege it. ,y daughter has the same problem with her iPhone 5

  • netgifted Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Apr 11, 2014 6:05 PM (in response to anasfromstrasbourg)

    SOLVED! At least on my iPhone 5 and on my iPad 3... it took me one full day and it's 100% solved now. Here is what I did


    1. Deleted all my email accounts (4 Gmail, 2 Outlook and the iCloud account)

    2. When deleting the iCloud account I said to delete all contacts calendars, etc.

    3. Restarted the device

    4. Created the iCloud account (disabled Safari sync and calendars)

    5. Moved my iCloud Calendar to Gmail


    Not only the phone doesn't overheat, the battery life is back to normal and my calendars work once again.


    My thoughts: There is a major conflict with the Calendars on iCloud and the ones on Google accounts. If I activate Calendars on iCloud and Gmail they all disappear (no calendars show on the devices)


    Anyways I hope this hepls someone

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