1. TiffyBeBadd's Avatar

    I've had the iPhone 7 Plus since it came in my mail on the 16th. This phone has been very hot at least twice a day. When I took my SIM card from my 6 Plus & put it in my 7 Plus, it immediately got too hot to even touch. I was worried but it eventually cooled. I'm hoping this isn't an ongoing issue.

    Anyone else having this issue???
    appolusionist likes this.
    09-21-2016 07:01 AM
  2. AndrewMelder's Avatar
    Nope. If it's gets too hot to touch again I would definitely get it seen to, preferably at an Apple Store if there's one near you.
    Annie_8plus likes this.
    09-21-2016 07:04 AM
  3. PDXMatt's Avatar
    I have not noticed much heat all. Runs cooler than my S7 Edge. Even while charging.
    09-21-2016 07:12 AM
  4. Jtshurtleff's Avatar
    I had a friend who just got his and while it was restoring he said it got really hot and he heard the dreaded buzzing/hissing coming from the back middle. Seems like it could be an issue with the App Store and downloading apps or something maybe. Not sure, I have had zero issues.
    09-21-2016 07:28 AM
  5. Tarah Sorber's Avatar
    Mine doesnt heat up at all. It got slightly warm while downloading all of my applications but that is it.
    09-21-2016 09:13 AM
  6. anon(10000748)'s Avatar
    Haven't had any heat issues with an iPhone. Sometimes it might get warm if I'm charging and streaming on it but it's not bad
    09-21-2016 10:14 AM
  7. BenitoC's Avatar
    Just got mine last night, only got a bit warm while loading and syncing first time.
    09-21-2016 10:32 AM
  8. erwaso's Avatar
    Mine gets warm but not hot at all, even after hours of gaming.
    09-21-2016 11:44 AM
  9. eyecrispy's Avatar
    Warm is ok when the phone is chugging hard but not hot to touch.
    09-21-2016 11:47 AM
  10. anon(22163)'s Avatar
    Mine was pretty warm last night installing and setting up for the first time. iPhone 6+ previous didn't get that warm but it seemed fine later.
    09-21-2016 12:02 PM
  11. kataran's Avatar
    My old 5s use to get really warm when I first got it but settled down after a couple of weeks. Didn't have that issue with my SE or my GFs 7+
    09-21-2016 12:17 PM
  12. AustinIllini's Avatar
    The first couple of days can be really rough on your iDevice. Between higher than normal usage and the taxing restore process, a lot of things can cause problems. That being said, your phone should probably only get "warm" that one time, and if it's hot to the touch you should go to the Apple Store ASAP.
    09-21-2016 12:26 PM
  13. MooMooPrincess's Avatar
    It was reported the 7+ will get much hotter than the 6s+ , but it shouldn't get that hot. If it continues and they say nothing is wrong don't be like me and contact Apple immediately
    09-21-2016 12:48 PM
  14. C6TX6's Avatar
    Any device with an internal lipo (battery) should never get too hot to touch! Unless your skin is really sensitive, this temp is easily 115-120+ degrees Fahrenheit and those temperatures degrade batteries quickly. The cpu will throttle as well. That's not normal operating conditions by any means. When a device is in the settle in period of getting lots of updates on a fast wifi connection, etc. its normal to get warm. But not searing hot! Of course if it's getting this hot it should display a message that it's too hot and needs to cool down. The only time it will do this (and is normal) if it gets left in a hot car. And if that happens it should be cooled immediately. (not by putting in the freezer!)
    09-22-2016 07:45 AM
  15. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Mine got super hot last light downloading everything. I set up as new so I had to download EVERYTHING.
    09-22-2016 08:03 AM
  16. Damien_Eternal's Avatar
    Hot to the touch seems crazy. Warm is normal. My 6s Plus gets warm when doing some heavy gaming or other intensive tasks, but otherwise stays nice and cool. If it gets that way again I would most definitely get it looked at by the Genius Bar at an Apple store if possible.
    09-22-2016 05:33 PM

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