Some iPhone 14 and 14 Pro users have reported an overheating issue or their devices are getting warm. The issue persists even with limited usage of their phones.
Reports of iPhone 14 and 14 Pro overheating or warm issue
Apple launched the much-awaited iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max at its yearly event. While the bar has been raised with the new phone series, it has some issues. Users complained that their brand new phones are getting heated even with minimal use.
“iPhone 14 Pro stays warm (sometimes hot) even when not in use,” tweeted one user.
It seems that some users of the iPhone 14 Pro Max are experiencing the same problem.
The phone usually gets heated from the right side of the camera bump or the top left corner of the iPhone screen. It then lights up from the sides and users can feel the warmth from the light the entire front of the screen.
“Anyone feeling a lot of heat from the back and sides? Just pulling it out and using it for one min with texting and browsing, the phone gets very warm. Even coming from the screen,” another user tweeted.
Apple’s response and potential fix
One user suggested rebooting the device to fix the overheating issue, while another user recommended turning off the Always-On display. There have been multiple complaints of a similar issue all over social media and community forums. Apple has responded to some users by sending them an instruction manual in case their iPhone heats up.
“My iPhone 14Pro Max is running very hot while charging & use at the same time. Even without charging, just browsing the webpage, the phone itself will feel warm. Is this normal?”
Some iPhone owners also said that a new device will likely become warmer and consume more power to load updates for several days until things stabilize.
Fortunately, the issue is restricted to a few users, so potential customers shouldn’t be discouraged from buying the new iPhone 14 series. There has not been any official acknowledgment of the issue from Apple. Hopefully, it is a temporary issue that gets fixed soon.