7.1.1 and overheating

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by msvadi, May 12, 2014.

  1. msvadi macrumors 6502

    Aug 12, 2010
    After updating to 7.1.1, my iPhone 5 started to overheat frequently (almost on daily basis). Battery behaviour also became very erratic and unreliable: it can drop from 25% to 1% within half an hour or simply shutdown around 33%.

    I never had those issues before 7.1.1, but I wonder if it's just a coincidence. A bunch of apps I use released updates around the same time as 7.1.1 came out, so may be one of them is responsible.
  2. Intell macrumors P6


    Jan 24, 2010
    Something is getting stuck in a loop and causing the system to not be able to sleep. Restore it and see if that corrects the problem. If it does not, restore and set up as a new phone.
  3. msvadi thread starter macrumors 6502

    Aug 12, 2010
    Thanks, I'll try that.
  4. T5BRICK macrumors G3


    Aug 3, 2006
    What you're describing sounds like a bad battery to me.
  5. afsnyder macrumors 65816

    Jan 7, 2014
  6. msvadi thread starter macrumors 6502

    Aug 12, 2010
    Thanks. I'll try Restore first, and if nothing changes, I'll take it to the geniuses for testing.
  7. Hot Tech Today macrumors newbie

    Hot Tech Today

    May 9, 2014
    I would think that a bad battery would have shown itself long before the upgrade to 7.1.1. In any case I think a fresh start would help. My iPhone 4 dev test device get's pretty hot during app testing after 7.1.1 as well but it's not a daily driver so I haven't thought much about it. I might restore mine as well to see if that helps. My iPhone 5 dev device is doing fine after 7.1.1.

    Let us all know if that worked for you, I'm sure there are other solutions. The physical battery would be an odd coincidence.
  8. mich070 macrumors regular

    Oct 22, 2013
    My iphonr 5 had not a battery problem, but when i am using it a lot, it gets really hot... I seriously would like to know what problem it is!
  9. sunking101 macrumors 603


    Sep 19, 2013
    My i5 gets a lot hotter whilst charging with 7.1.1 and has always been hotter in use since 7.0
  10. as11ley macrumors 6502


    Aug 19, 2013
    United Kingdom
    Ive had this issue with my i5 since day one. :( Maybe it was a design fault with the battery or something.

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