iPhone 4s overheating

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by barfo, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. barfo macrumors newbie

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    I have an iPhone 4s and I updated it to 9.3.1. I've been taking about 20-25 minutes of straight video recording and it begins to say it's overheated (very hot to the touch) and then shuts down to cool. Is this normal?
     
  2. Alexrat1996 macrumors 68030

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    not normal time to restore iphone or get new iphone
     
  3. barfo thread starter macrumors newbie

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    It's not my main phone, fortunately. I just bought it from a co-worker. I started using it as a dash cam, which I run continuous video for 25-30 minutes, but then it overheats and shuts down to cool. I know it's not a true video cam, however, it is made to take videos. Could it be the battery or maybe it just can't handle it?
     

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