iPhone 15 overheating issue solved, but iPhone 16 may boost cooling | Technology

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Apple had to implement an iOS fix to solve iPhone 15 overheating problems – but a leaker today suggests that the company is looking to make a hardware change next year to improve passive cooling.

The report says that Apple may make two changes to improve cooling in next year’s iPhone 16 line-up …

iPhone 15 overheating issues

It wasn’t too long after the launch of the iPhone 15 line-up that a significant number of owners found their phones were overheating – with 9to5Mac’s Ian Zelbo one of those to report the problem.

The issue affected all four iPhone 15 models, with some reporting that their phones get too hot to even hold without a case. Thermal camera measurements measured temperatures as high as 116F.

We noted at the time that it’s not unusual to experience higher than normal temperatures in the first 24 hours or so of use, as the phone is busy carrying out background tasks like reinstalling apps and re-indexing, but the problem persisted for far longer than this. And while some experienced overheating during demanding tasks like gaming, others reported that it also occurred during more mundane tasks like browsing social media.

Apple denied hardware problems, issued software fix

Some sources suggested that hardware issues were responsible, in particular the switch from a stainless steel chassis to a titanium one in the Pro models.

Apple denied this, saying that it was a combination of a bug in iOS 17 and some third-party apps hammering the processor. In particular, said the company, titanium is actually better than stainless steel for heat dissipation.

The company promised a software fix, which it later issued as part of iOS 17.0.3, without impacting the performance of the phone.

Hardware cooling…

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