How to prevent iPhone 3GS from Heating / Overheating?

iphone-overheatingAs per all products of apple, iphone 3gs also got many complaint in the initial days of its release. One of those issues is the overheating problem of the iphone 3gs, getting heated up very soon.

The overheating of iphone 3g/3gs can be caused by various factor including the new firmware of the iphone, which can be confirmed by the fact that if you upgrade your iphone 3g to the new firmware, it also gets heated more faster.

So whats the solution to this over heating? well absolute solution will be a tricky question, but there are several tips to help reduce your iphone 3g and 3gs heating and over heating problem.

Many users experienced that their iphone 3gs gets much more hot than usual specially when extensive graphic applications are used.

Apple address this issue and provided some guidelines to help the iphone 3gs users to help prevent their iphone 3gs from getting heated too quick and to avoid the iphone from being over heated. Some of them are as follows:

  • Make sure to operate the iPhone in environment where the temperature is between between -20º and 45º C.
  • Never the leave the iPhone in the car, because temperatures in parked cars can exceed this range.
  • Don’t use the iPhone under direct sunlight for extended amounts of time.

The same precautions apply to the over heating iPhone 3G too.

Luckily there is sensor in the iphone 3g and 3gs which warns you whenever the temperature of the device rises above certain threshold and warns the user that the iphone is overheated and needs to be cooled down in order to be used.

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