iOS 14: iPhone XR Getting Hot In Many Case or Won’t Turn on [iPhone XS Max/ XS]

Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020

iPhone XR overheating or iPhone XR gets hot is common issues that people are facing and fixed in the earlier years and still heating issues in iPhone XR continue. Generally, after a major iOS 14 updates, iPhone gets hotter, and sometimes it leads to battery drain on the iPhone. Besides, there are few more factors that can affect the overheating of iPhone XR Follow my precautions that help in Control on heating or Battery Draining Using the Simple steps.

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So today in this article we will see the best solutions to fix iPhone XR gets hot and why iPhone XR is getting hot? You have an  [iPhone XS Max/ iPhone XS] also try the below guide.

Troubleshooting steps for iPhone XR Getting Hot and Cool Down

iPhone XS Max Gets Hot and cool down

Why is my iPhone XR overheating? Real Facts!

iPhone XR gets warm while charging or constant use of apps is normal. But if iPhone XR is getting hot, and while holding you feel like a hand is burning then the scenario is different. In such a situation you have to find a proper solution to this issue. Overheating of the device can because of two major reasons one is defective hardware, and the other is software malfunctioning. We can only fix if the iPhone is getting hot if it is software bugs, hardware issue is not in our hand.

Remove Full Body protective Cover from iPhone XR, That Passes the cold air to the Metal body and helps to maintain Temperature all the time. Otherwise, during long FaceTime, Skype, Messenger, WhatsApp Video call makes your iPhone XR Too hot.

iPhone XR hot while charging: Use Official Charging Cable and Adapter. Apple Modify Power o/p on Adapter model wise. If you are using the iPad’s Charging kit to charge your iPhone, That’s a problem and I personally feel My iPhone getting hot in this case.

What should you do when your iPhone XR is getting hot?


Tip 1: Close all the apps when iPhone XR gets Warm

Primarily lighten the burden from the iPhone’s processor. To do so, you have to close all the applications running in the background. Get all Running apps on the multitasking screen.

  • Swipe up a finger from bottom edge to center of the screen until you find all apps render on screen.
  • To close the specific app, Swipe up finger on app preview.
  • That’s it.

Disable Background App Refresh

  • Go to the Settings app on the iPhone.
  • Next, Tap on General.
  • Now, Tap on Background App Refresh. See the list of app that we can disable from running in Background or Turn off all at once.

Turn Off App Notifications

Disable all Push notification for Apps like Mail, Social app, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and many others. That app is pushing new updates frequently on the lock screen or on the Home screen notification center.

  • Go to the Settings app on the iPhone.
  • Next, Tap on Notifications.
  • Scroll Down to find all Apps in the list. Go with this and Turn off Notifications for the app.

Tip 2: Remove battery consuming apps

To get detailed information about the battery usage of applications you have to follow the steps,

  • Go to “Settings” and tap “Battery”.
  • Tap “Battery Usage”.

From here you can get complete details of culprits who are absorbing much of the battery and so iPhone XS Max is getting hot while using.

Now, after analyzing you must delete those apps and if needed then reinstall them. Go to the home screen and then press and hold on that app which you want to remove and tap on the Red icon to uninstall the app.

Complete guide: what’s an app using Battery on iPhone.


Tip 3: Hard Reboot Your iPhone XS max

iPhone’s getting hot while charging? Then try this trick to fix it. Restarting the iPhone will fix minor bugs and the apps that are misbehaving.

  • Press and release the Volume Up button.
  • Press and release the Volume Down button.
  • Next, Press and hold the Power button until the Apple logo appears on the screen. Turn it on using the Side button only.

Tip 4: Update The Apps And iOS

iPhone hot near camera or Photo click, Some Buggy iOS creating issues like this. There are few cases when the application is not compatible with the iOS and vice versa, and hence it results in several faulty responses. Therefore we always tell you to keep your iPhone up to date as well as the apps.

To update apps, you have to visit the App Store and tap on the Update section and update the applications.

How to update iPhone XR

  • Open “Settings” and tap “General”.
  • Select “Software Update”.

Tip 5: Reset All Settings in iPhone XR

A reset to all settings can be useful if iPhone is causing unusual activity and so we will reset all settings to fix iPhone XR gets hot, and battery drains. Once you reset all settings, all the changes you have made to iPhone settings will be reset to default. this fixes your common issue iPhone XR getting Hot when playing game, watching YouTube.

  1. Go to the “Settings” App.
  2. Tap “General” and open “Reset”.
  3. Select the “Reset All Settings”.

Tip 6: Restore iPhone XR through iTunes

None of the above tricks fixes overheating of iPhone XR then its time to remove each and every data from the iPhone. Restoring iPhone will remove every single file which is malfunctioning and free up the processor. If you like to prefer, DFU mode restores on iPhone XR then does it. Watch the Video to put your iPhone into DFU mode.[Backup your iPhone first]

  • Connect the iPhone to the Computer.
  • Launch “iTunes”.
  • Select your iPhone.
  • Now, click on the “Restore iPhone” followed by “Summary” panel.

Tip 7: Contact Apple Support

Still, iPhone XR is overheating then immediately you have to contact Apple technical team before any parts get damaged due to overheating.

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

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