1. avital's Avatar
    Im sorry if this been up before, but i just got my 5s and i noticed right now while its charging (now at 98%) that the phone is pretty warm. Much warmer than my old 4s. Is this normal? Its not burning hot, but surprisingly warm.
    10-15-2014 01:36 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    What are you using as the power source? The OEM block that came with the phone, or something else? If something else, it may be providing a higher amperage output than the OEM, giving you a bit more heat...
    10-15-2014 01:51 PM
  3. avital's Avatar
    Im using the original charger that came in the box.
    10-15-2014 02:33 PM
  4. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Also, are you using the phone while you charge? That can make it slightly warmer than if not using it. If it's just a bit warm, that's normal. If it feels hot, that's not normal.
    10-15-2014 02:34 PM
  5. avital's Avatar
    I didnt use it, i left it charging when i was out and when i got home again it felt like a hand warmer.
    When it reached 100% everything was fine again. This is only the 2nd time im charging it, maybe the battery gets better after a while. I have read that it needs 3-4 charging cycles for the battery to last longer. After the 1st charge i had 5 hours of usage then the battery was down to 4%. This time maybe i get 6 hours usage
    10-15-2014 02:54 PM

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