[Updated] iPhone 14 & 14 Pro devices reportedly overheating or getting warm with minimal usage for some users

Reports indicate iPhone 14 and 14 Pro overheating for some users

Here is the gist of the article in video form:

New updates are added at the bottom of this story…….

The original story (published on September 19, 2022) is as follows:

At their annual event on September 7, Apple unveiled the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

Apple has undoubtedly raised the bar this year, especially with the new iPhone 14 Pro series, powered by the A16 Bionic, the fastest chipset, as well as a new camera system.

In the entire iPhone 14 series, Apple introduced groundbreaking security features including Crash Detection, which can now identify a serious car accident, and emergency phone service automatically with SOS services.

iPhone 14 and 14 Pro overheating

However, many iPhone 14 and 14 Pro users have complained that even with minimal use, their devices overheat or overheat (1And the2And the3And the4And the5And the6And the7).

It seems that some iPhone 14 Pro Max users are also facing a similar issue.


Because of this problem, some iPhone owners claim that their devices are constantly overheating, even when they are not running any applications that require a CPU/GPU. Others assure that it heats up a little.

This heating is usually generated from the right side of the camera bump or the upper left corner of the iPhone screen. Then it spreads all the way to the sides and users can feel it in the entire front of the screen.

One iPhone owner said that restarting the device solves the overheating issue, while another user suggests turning off the Always-On screen.

Mine iPhone 14Pro Max gets very hot while charging and using at the same time. Even without charging, just browsing the webpage, the phone itself will feel warm. is this normal?

Hi, I have a lot of iPhones from my family that use different chargers around the house. I set up the 14 Pro today flawlessly. Everything is perfect except for the charger I am using, the phone gets exceptionally hot. So hot, in fact, I got a message that the phone had stopped charging to death due to overheating. Anyone have this problem?

Moreover, some users claim that the new iPhone will likely run hotter and use more power to download updates for a few days, at least until things settle down.

Fortunately, it seems that the problem is not widespread so there is no need to discourage potential buyers from purchasing the new iPhone 14 series.

We will monitor further developments and update the article when something noteworthy appears.

First update (September 20, 2022)

12:57 PM (India Standard Time): Some users now Return or exchange their iPhone 14 after experiencing overheating issues on their units. And according to the Redditor, the new guy doesn’t have any such issues.

Therefore, it may be possible that there is a defect in some units that is likely to cause the device to overheat.

Update 2 (September 21, 2022)

06:32 PM (India Standard Time): Radiator has pointed out That their iPhone 14 Pro is overheating even during fast charging. Furthermore, they receive a message that charging has stopped until the iPhone reaches normal temperature.

Update 3 (September 22, 2022)

04:10 PM (India Standard Time): Apple Support now directs those affected to files Support Article Which mentions some possible causes of iPhone overheating as well as troubleshooting steps.

Apple support on overheating iPhone

Update 4 (September 23, 2022)

10:53 a.m. (Indochina time): Apple has chest iOS 16.0.2 for iPhone 14 owners with bug fixes. However, the change does not say anything about the overheating issue.

Update 5 (September 26, 2022)

05:52 PM (India Standard Time): Apple Support is now asking their affected DM for further assistance regarding the overheating issue. However, they have not yet acknowledged the problem.

Thank you for your message. We are here to help. Let’s jump into the DM so we can get through this together. (source)

Update 6 (September 27, 2022)

12:57 PM (India Standard Time): Radiator has I suggested Wireless charger works well with iPhone 14 Pro Max. and then you can check it out If you are still having issues with wireless charging.

Update 7 (September 29, 2022)

09:39 AM (India time): for some (1And the 2And the 3And the 4), overheating issues started on other iPhones after the launch of iPhone 14. This indicates that iOS 16 may be responsible for this problem.

Update 8 (September 30, 2022)

04:53 PM (India Standard Time): Here is a solution that may help you fix the overheating issue on your iPhone 14.

Solution: One possible solution I found is to always keep the power saving, it seems silly, but when I keep it active the phone heats up less, try it and tell me how it goes…(source)

Update 9 (October 17, 2022)

01:15 PM (Indochina time): According to one of our readers, the iPhone 14 and 14 Pro overheating issue persisted even after updating to iOS 16.0.3. Turning off Always-On Display and closing all apps doesn’t help either.

Also the screen was always off, and I closed every app. Updated to 16.0.3 and it still didn’t fix the issue. Also on the quick charger it got really hot, I suppose close enough to melt the solder joints

Thanks for the tip: Stephen J. Williams

06:54 PM (India Standard Time): Some users claim that the heating issue is more common during fast charging with a 20W brick. Using a 5W brick does not cause the phone to overheat.

I would say my 14 pro never gets too warm remotely with light. Just a little warm when charging with a 20w Apple charging brick but nothing crazy. I use 5w charging brick all night and never get too warm

Those with overheating issues can try using it to see the difference. However, you lose out on charging speeds.

Update 10 (October 19, 2022)

04:44 PM (India Standard Time): One user confirmed that his iPhone 14 Pro turned off several times due to overheating issue.

Hi, why is my iPhone 14 Pro overheating from day one? This new phone turned off 4-5 times while I was doing some work, it’s annoying. Why does this phone freeze all the time maybe a few times a day? (source)

Update 11 (October 21, 2022)

06:28 PM (India Standard Time): Some users are now reporting (1And the 2) that their iPhone 14 is overheating when using the camera or taking photos with ProRaw mode turned on.

NB: You can check our website Apple iPhone 14 . series Bug tracker to learn more about other issues.

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