Owners of the new OnePlus 5 would have experienced their device getting hot after using it for some hours. It’s also possible that you forget your OnePlus 5 in the sun for hours or you put it in a place with extreme temperature for a very long time and it becomes hot.
If your OnePlus 5 is always getting hot and it’s becoming a headache for you, you can follow the tips below to know how you can stop your OnePlus 5 from getting hot easily.
How You Can Fix OnePlus 5 Overheating Problem
- It’s possible that your device is getting hot easily because of a third party app that you just installed. To be sure this is the issue, you can hold down the Power key and then click on Power off until the Reboot to Safe Mode option appears and you can now Restart. You will see Safe Mode bolding written at the lower left corner to confirm that you have activate the Mode. If the overheating issue stops, then you will know that the issue is being caused by a third-party app. You can fix this by uninstalling all the third party apps one at a time to spot the defective one or you can carry out a factory reset.
- Before you start the factory reset process on your OnePlus 5. I will suggest that you first try to wipe the cache partition of your OnePlus 5. Power off your OnePlus 5 and then press down the Power, Volume up, and Home keys at the same time. As soon as you see the OnePlus logo appears, release the keys. This will put you in Recovery menu where you can make use of the volume down button to move to wipe cache partition and use the Power key to confirm it. After it has been completed, use the volume keys to move to reboot system now and use the Power key to select it.
When you are done following the tips above, you will be able to fix the overheating issue on your OnePlus 5. If the above tips above do not solve the issue, I will suggest that you contact your wireless carrier and see if they can replace it for you.