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  1. nfrederick's Avatar
    Every now and then my 3G S will tell me that its too hot and it will shut itself down. I am not even close to a " heavy " user. Mostly just texting and a few calls here and there.

    I have the white 16GB 3G S and I took it into the Apple store and tried exchanging it for a new one, they informed me I have to make an appointment with the Genius Bar first, which is fine by me, but are they going to leave me without a phone to send it off, or are they going to just exchange it which is what I think they should do, today marks 1 week I have had the device, it has been doing this since the second or so day, I just have not had enough free time to go up to the mall.

    Any info would be great, thanks everybody!

    ---- sorry mod for not posting in the correct forum.
    Last edited by nfrederick; 07-02-2009 at 08:00 AM.
    07-02-2009 07:41 AM
  2. Jeremy's Avatar
    Make a appointment to go in. They will replace it there.
    07-02-2009 08:00 AM
  3. Tramain's Avatar
    You can make a appointment here Apple Retail Store - Genius Bar
    07-02-2009 08:02 AM
  4. nfrederick's Avatar
    Just made one, thanks guys, I was mainly just wondering if they would replace it or not (thanks Bad Ash), its really random so my luck it wont even have a problem when I'm there and they will tell me to be on my merry way.
    07-02-2009 08:15 AM
  5. Matt74's Avatar
    Let us know how it turns out.
    07-02-2009 09:21 AM
  6. nfrederick's Avatar
    Ill be sure to let you guys/gals know how it turns out.
    07-02-2009 09:29 AM
  7. SphinctOr's Avatar
    Turns out there have been quite a few of these...
    I hear Apple is quietly swapping them out.
    07-02-2009 06:51 PM
  8. nfrederick's Avatar
    Swapped out, this one is working just fine so far.

    Thanks for all the info guys/gals.
    07-06-2009 06:08 AM
  9. filmore77's Avatar
    Wow that sucks to hear about the new 3gs overheating issue, was there ever a problem with that for the 3g model? I just picked up a 16gig 3g.
    07-20-2009 02:41 PM