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Implosions of the type affecting thein 2016 are rare. It's far more common for a phone to turn off when it gets too hot to work and you will not have a working phone. Worse, you may not even notice.
Your phone displays a warning message when it is overheated and needs to be shut down. After cooling down, it should work properly again, but you may need to help it to escape the heat.
Here are some tips for protecting your phone in the heat and to avoid this scary warning message it will stop working.
Keep your phone away from direct sunlight.
Now that you know that overheating is a real problem, make sure that your valuable property is not exposed to harmful radiation.
When you're by the pool or on the beach, tuck your phone under the towel of your beach chair or in a beach bag – especially if you take a nap or take a dip in the pool.
It's also a bad idea to leave your phone in a hot car (eg in the trunk or glove box) or in a sunbeam in the house where greenhouse gases can cause indoor temperatures to climb. No kidding, the National Weather Service in Omaha has actually baked cookies in a car. Excuse the pun, but your phone could be toast.
Limit the use of your phone in the heat – this is how it works.
If your phone feels hotter than usual, continue with the following tips. However, if you know you are outside and warming up, take preventative measures to disable the features you do not use – Bluetooth, LTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, and all background apps.
The less your phone works, the less processor you have to run, the less likely it is to get too hot inside.
How To Cool An Overheated Phone When It Is Too Hot.
1. Remove the charging cable when you plug it in.
. 2 Move it to a cool, dark place.
. 3 Turn off the phone to allow the processor to completely shut down and cool down.
. 4 Remove the case if it is in one. This allows cooler air to circulate on the metal or glass surfaces of the phone.
. 5 Let cool, dry air blow on it (for a short period of time (19459078) from your car's air conditioner, a fan or your fridge). This will lower the internal temperature of the phone faster and it will work again.
. 6 It is recommended to wait at least 15 minutes before turning on the power to check if it is sufficiently cooled.
What to do if the battery starts to swell?
If the battery ever begins to swell or bulge, it may indicate that your phone is in serious trouble. If it has chapped edges or leaks, do not touch it with bare hands.
Put it in a bag with gloves or another cover and take it to a safe place. B. on a concrete floor in the middle of the garage or in a metal sheet, if it implodes or ignites.
Contact your network operator or device manufacturer immediately for assistance with customer service. Do not try to use your phone. As already mentioned, this situation is extremely rare. Therefore, follow the practical precautions to keep your device cool even on the hottest days.
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