Overheating is a common problem every smartphone suffers from and its nothing to worry about. Either you are using your phone at a stretch, especially when you are at the peak of breaking a high score of your game or about to finish a season of any series. Or else, you are overloading your phone with every app you got impressed with.
Any gadget is vulnerable to heat if used continuously for hours. The gadget will then take an excess load to work which will affect its performance. The good news is, we have found possible solutions that should fix the Overheating issue on Google Pixel 2/Pixel 2 XL. Let’s check out those hacks.
How To Fix Google Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL Overheating Issues
#1: Restart your Pixel Phone
The quick fix for any issue on any device is to restart it. It may sound a simple and easy solution but, believe it, it is a powerful tip. Since the majority of smartphones heat up due to overprocessing, restarting the device closes all the functions and cools it down. To restart, press the Power button on your Google Pixel device and switch it off, restart after few seconds. Check if there is any change in your device or not.
#2: Battery Check-up
Chances are your battery is a faulty one or is draining quickly, causing your device to heat up. You can go through our guide, How to Improve Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL Battery Life to know few possible tips to save your battery life.
#3: Stick to its Original Charger
One matter that we all take lightly is charging the phone. We plug in our device to any charger or USB cable that fits in. The reason why there are specifications on every charger is that it is devised for particular battery only. So, make use of your Pixel’s charger only. Also, avoid using your device while charging. It will not only heat your device up but is also extremely dangerous.
#4: Wipe Cache Partition
Clean the junk on your device. Caches take up space as well as slows down the performance of your device, causing the phone to overheat. To wipe cache data; refer our previous guide, how to fix the “Your Device is Corrupt” error on Google Pixel devices where you will find the procedure to clear out the cache. Follow the steps and check whether your device still heats up.
#5: Boot Your Pixel Phone in Safe Mode.
Another useful fix for the overheating issue is to boot your Google Pixel 2/2 XL in safe mode. This will help you determine whether a third-party app is causing this issue. To know how to boot your Pixel device in safe mode, refer our previous guide on how to enable/disable safe mode on Android Oreo 8.0 device and go through the steps to enable it. Once done, check if the overheating issue still persists. If not, then one of the third-party apps is at fault. Uninstall the apps you downloaded recently, one-by-one to find the real culprit.
#6: Factory Reset
This is the final fix. If nothing works, try resetting your phone. Backup all your data and then proceed as it will erase everything on your device and you will have to set it up from the scratch. To reset your Google Pixel 2/2 XL, refer our guide, how to fix apps crashing or freezing issue on Google Pixel 2/2 XL for the complete procedure.
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Overall, these tips should solve the overheating issue on your Google Pixel 2/2 XL and still if it doesn’t, visit your phone carrier and seek a replacement or else contact Google support for a permanent solution. Hope this guide was helpful to you in fixing this issue. Comment below or let us know your thoughts on our Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.