1. SaMaster14's Avatar
    I'm on vaction in Southampton, NY and ever since we landed a couple of days ago my phone has been heating up a lot (which also drains the battery quicker). The cell service is spotty (3G in one area and zero service in the next...) I have Verizon on my Bold, and AT&T is even worse on my ipad. Could it be the cell service that's causing my processor to overheat? Or maybe the humidity and weather difference?

    Any ideas? Suggestions?

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    Last edited by SaMaster14; 07-09-11 at 11:35 AM.
    07-09-11 11:15 AM
  2. anon(3733516)'s Avatar
    Could be both, hard to say which one.

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    07-09-11 11:32 AM
  3. Reed McLay's Avatar
    When your signal strenght drops below a minimum, the radio draws extra power to be heard at the cell tower.

    I live in a marginal area, when I don't have a Wifi connection, I experience the same effect: Runs hot and drains the battery quickly... even in the middle of a Canadian Winter.
    07-09-11 12:25 PM
  4. SaMaster14's Avatar
    ^so its probably the cell service that is causing the problem.

    Thanks for the replies.
    07-09-11 12:28 PM
  5. voltaire's Avatar
    I took my phone from Vancouver, BC to the Amazon for 2 weeks and had no problems with the humidity or heat. It was a 9700. I did have problems with lens fogging on my waterproof camera but the phone was fine.
    07-09-11 04:34 PM
  6. SaMaster14's Avatar
    Then it must be the very spotty cell service that is messing with the battery and cpu heat.

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    07-09-11 04:43 PM