iPhone Iphone 4s becomes useless after upgrading to ios 8

Discussion in 'iOS 8' started by bsumankumar, Oct 7, 2014.

  1. bsumankumar macrumors newbie

    Oct 7, 2014
    Has anyone observed the following symptoms on iPhone4s after upgrading to IOS8

    1. Battery drains at peak rate
    2. Device gets hotter even when not in use
    3. While on call the devices gets so hot that you get a message "Temperature.." and the call is dropped and you cant use it until it gets cooled down.
    4. Sometimes, call would not go through and so does the message, until you restart the device.
    5. Right Side of the phone by the sim card gets very hot.

      iPhone4s works fine until you start using the cell services like calls,messages or 3G.

      I have optimized the phone for battery life.
      Reinstalled and even reverted the IOS.
      Upgraded back to IOS 8.0.2
      Set it up as a new device, you name it and they all have been done.
      Store had checked and said it is not a battery or a motherboard issue.. strange :confused::eek:
  2. oldmacs macrumors 68040


    Sep 14, 2010
    Give Apple time to optimise it on older devices. I get the sense that iOS 8 was rushed... it truly needed another month in beta. The 4S is still owned by 20 percent of users so unless it wants to really tick off 20 percent of iPhone users they'll improve performance sooner or later.
  3. liteshow macrumors regular

    Sep 20, 2012
    Have you tried restore back to 8.0? Looks like you have tried everything else, so might as well see how 8.0 performs on your 4s.
  4. Solver macrumors 6502a

    Jan 6, 2004
    Cupertino, CA
    What are your average full charge battery stats?

    Is the phone hot the next morning while being in "airplane" mode?
    What percentage of battery drain do you get during this time?

    When the phone gets hotter on a call, how high is the signal strength?
  5. RickInHouston macrumors 65816

    May 14, 2014
    Quit complaining.

    Go out and buy a 6. It's the apple way.
  6. zorinlynx macrumors 601


    May 31, 2007
    Florida, USA
    Something is very wrong as your phone. Are you sure you really set up as new device and didn't restore from a backup?

    The 4S might be a big sluggish at times under iOS 8 but it should NOT behave as you described.

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