Stop Phone From Overheating? Try this method to Fix Phone Heating Issue 

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After a few minutes of usage, you touch the phone’s back and figure that your phone is overheating. Now you might have a question: how to stop the phone from overheating? 

I appreciate your questioning power and your curiosity. Now let’s move on to the tutorial in which I will teach you four proven steps to stop phones from overheating. Moreover, tell you the reasons why the phone is heating or overheating.

How to Stop Phone From Overheating (Fix Overheating Smartphone)

These steps are the trial and tested methods on more than 8 Smartphones. In experiments, we found that by using these steps, smartphones stop overheating. This is a How to Article from

Without wasting any more seconds, let’s dive in.

1. Keep Less Background Running Apps

The first and foremost technique that most people usually ignore is keeping the background apps running. 

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You might have a 2GB or 4GB RAM smartphone. That’s what led to keeping more apps in the background. 

But keeping multiple apps simultaneously in the background running processes will heat your smartphone because, eventually, your phone needs storage and power to keep them running in the background while you are performing any other task. 

So try to run only the required apps in the background, and don’t forget that you don’t ruin your experience using a phone when you keep too many apps. 

This point brings me to the second step you must try. 

2. Cleaning the phone junk

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Junk files are the useless files on the smartphone that make your phone bulk in the storage, and the long term, they will heat your smartphone, and sometimes, it can overheat it.

Most people usually ignore this process where they have to clear the cache and the jump file of the smartphone, but it’s the most crucial, and it’s the notion of a chilled smartphone. Also read: This is how to clean junk & cache on Android.

Now the moment I said was most crucial, I got another step I tried on those 7-8 smartphones.

3. Keep the brightness low


Keeping the brightness low can help phones reduce heat and quickly fix heating issues. 

How? When you increase the brightness level, the LEDs inside the screen increase to put more to screen lights. With more power, the phone will heat. If decreasing the brightness to extremely low, make the phone screen flicker, then increase it slightly.

4. Remove the Cover while performing a high-end task

Mobile Case or Cover

Think about a movement when you’re performing high-end tasks like playing games in high configuration or using multiple apps at once.

These high-end tasks increased the load, and even the smartphone silicon cover increased the heat generated by the phone.

Foremost, remove the device cover while executing high-end tasks.

Why Is The Phone Heating Or Overheating?

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These two are the main steps that you should follow when the phone starts overheating. There are a few reasons behind it. I already showed you the two steps to follow when a phone is overheating but below are listed some of the reasons which are the real culprit behind phone overheating.

  • Unstable Network Strength: suppose your phone is getting an unstable network, so your phone needs to recheck again and again for better network coverage. In that process, there are a lot of processes consuming power usage background, which results in overheating the phone.
  • Using the Device While Charging: many people make the mistake of using their smartphone while charging it. At that moment, the power is getting into the Smartphone, and you are consuming that power, which increases the pressure on the battery. Moreover, it decrease the charging speed.
  • High Brightness: Android overheats because users keep their brightness too high, increasing the screen light and heating the phone screen.
  • Excessive Usage of Processor: There could be multiple things that increase the load on the processor; Too many apps running, playing games in Extremely high settings. 

These are the real reasons why my phone overheats or why the phone is overheating a lot. 

Smartphone Heating is Good! Yes!

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Now I think you don’t need to worry because it is not bad if your phone is overheating! Or if it only heats up in a week, then it’s beautiful.

Why Is Phone Heating Good?

Why? Because when a processor runs, it hits, and it’s the part of the processor. A heating smartphone is a good sign of the device’s performance. Also, read 7 Easy Ways to Speed up Smartphones. If it’s not heating a bit or a little bit, then it’s a sign of a dead smartphone which means it is not consuming or using its full potential.

However, if your phone overheats sometimes, you don’t need to worry because the load is on the processor, RAM, and battery. Other than that, it’s severe if it keeps overheating while you are not running any apps or services. 


I hope you understood what I am trying to say, and I hope you loved today’s article.

That’s all from my side. Today I showed you how to stop your phone from overheating & listed all the reasons why the phone is heating and how to prevent it from overheating.

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Kunal Kashyap

Kunal Kashyap

Hey, It’s Kunal; I'm a professional writer and problem solver. I mainly write about Android OS, apps or games, or even tutorials to troubleshoot your errors and games. I’ve been making content since 2017. I started as a YouTuber now I’m a Blogger.

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