1. Lowgybear3's Avatar
    So I got home this morning and got a notification that there was an update. So Installed and upgraded.... During the upgrading process about every 2 minutes or so I placed the back of my hand on the screen (which stays on the whole time, on max brightness) and it kept getting warmer and warmer. Untill it got so hot I considered finding a way to stop the upgrade! IT GETS HOT! Like I'm. Concerned about the internal components hot. This can't be normal right?
    11-22-2016 09:27 AM
  2. chanchan05's Avatar
    Stopping the update would brick your phone. Put it on something cool I suppose.
    11-22-2016 09:31 AM
  3. patstar5's Avatar
    Tip: Don't forget about it in the freezer. I had to wait for it to warm up for the battery to start working again.
    11-22-2016 10:05 AM
  4. IAmSixNine's Avatar
    oh man dont put a hot phone in a freeezer.
    You risk it cooling to fast and forming condensation internally.
    lay it on a metal or stone countertop if you have one. If not in front of a fan will suffice.

    Dont forget that some people are experiencing a wifi bug after the update that causes the phone to run warm and sluggish.
    chanchan05, ToddK and anon(632115) like this.
    11-22-2016 11:33 AM
  5. haganjeff's Avatar
    Mine became very hot during this Verizon update as well. I took the case off during the update to help it cool down. By the time everything rebooted and reloaded, I opened GSAM up it was showing a 109 degree battery temperature. Sure it was much warmer than that, I rebooted again and everything was back to normal. Never had a phone get that hot during an update. My battery life still stinks by the way. Barely averaging over 2.5 hours screen on time and 12 - 14 hours total.
    11-22-2016 01:37 PM
  6. benjamminh's Avatar
    AC blowing on a phone like in your car will really cool it without any issues.
    recDNA likes this.
    11-23-2016 12:26 PM
  7. Murph5150's Avatar
    My S7 Edge, everything since the Verizon update is hot whenever I use it. If it just sits on the charger, it's fine. But any functionality heats it up tremendously.
    11-25-2016 02:40 AM
  8. juliesdroidsync's Avatar
    Oddly enough, cases can make them overheat, too. I had a clear Speck case, and it made my 1st Note 7 really hot. Changed to a VRS design case that looked similar, but dissipated the heat as opposed to holding it in.

    Refrigerator, not freezer... :-)
    11-25-2016 07:57 PM

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