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How to Fix LG G4 Overheating Issue

Last Updated On: August 30, 2017

LG G4 is one of the best smartphone devices among all the LG smartphones. It comes with such an exceptional features and specifications. But, we all have known that as the time passes, such issues take place on it. And, it is the story of every smartphone. The same thing can also happen with the LG G4. Most of the users of LG G4 has stated that they have continuously faced the Overheating issue of the device that we have also discussed on LG G4 Problems. So, to get rid of the issue, here we are coming with the solution of it. For that, you have to just check out this discussion of How to Fix LG G4 Overheating Issue.

The overheating is not a problem only for this device, it is a universal issue for all the smartphones. The users who have faced such issue are trying some of the steps to solve it. In which, some of the users succeed, while some are not. You can also find some of the fixes from the third party sources. But, here we are listing those tricks by which you can get rid of the issue more or less. Along with that, we have also listed the most probable reason for the overheating issue. So, let’s check it out and keep solving the LG G4 Overheating Issue by using it.

Steps to Fix LG G4 Overheating Issue?

Before discussion about the fixes, we would like to throw some light on the causes of overheating. The main reason of the overheating is the continuous use of the LG G4 device. As you use the phone for a long time, the work of the processor and RAM increases. Also of that, the device has to give an answer to your every action. So, somewhere between the number of actions, the phone is going to be overheated. So, to get rid of, the first fix is that use the device as per the requirement.

Also, if you are playing the games for a long time, it will also invite such issue. The same thing will also be the reason behind the battery draining. So, we recommend you to playing games but for the limited duration for the better health of the device. Now, have a look at some steps to fix the LG G4 Overheating issue.

  1. By Restarting the LG G4
  2. By turning off GPS, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth options while not in use
  3. By Updating the Existing Software
  4. By Using the Greenify App
  5. By Disabling the Extra Pre-installed Apps
  6. By Reducing the Brightness Level to Minimum
  7. By Performing Factory Data Reset

How to Fix LG G4 Overheating Issue

By Restarting the LG G4

We always recommend this steps as a universal fix to fix mostly smartphone issues. However, it will not work all-time. Although that, it is one of the best methods that is still applied by the users as a first fix. In which, you just have to restart the device, and you may fix the issue.

To do so,

  • Press and hold the Power Key of your LG G4 smartphone.
  • It shows you a pop-up having some options as Turn Off, Restart, and maybe more.
  • Here, you should know that on which option you have to tap.
  • Yes, tap on the Restart option.

And, the device will automatically turn off. After some time, it will automatically turn on. Till the phone is turned again, do not try to use the mobile. After doing above method, if still, you are facing the issue, then move ahead with the next one.

By turning off GPS, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth options while not in use

Nowadays, the smartphones are coming with the series of the features. All the features are also useful and are also reduces most of the human effort. In which, the g will let you the current location. Also of that, you can also find some unknown places and location using this feature. The Wi-Fi also allows you to surf the internet even without having the data connection. It also lets you share the files between two devices. The Bluetooth is also one of the best file sharing options.

In short, all the features are useful for completing such kind of actions. Do you know what happens when these features are enabled even without use? It may cause such issue like overheating of the mobile. So, it will be the wise decision if you make disable those features while they are not in use. If you do so, you will find a significant difference while affecting by the overheating issue.

All the Android devices have also made this job of disabling features very easy. For that, just pull down the notification panel. From here, find the particular features and tap on it to do so. If you can not find that options, then you can also make disable it by going into the Settings. If you are still facing the same issue, then the next one will also be here to help you.

By Updating the Existing Software

Sometimes an outdated version of the software may cause such issue. The latest version of the apps which are running on old software version is also causing such issue. So, at that time, you must have to update the software on which the device is running on. The Software Update regularly comes whenever the latest version is available for your LG G4 mobile. You can also check Software Updates on the phone.

To do so,

  • Go to the Settings >> About Phone >> Software Updates.
  • Then, on the next screen, click on Check for Update. If there are any updates available for the software, then it shows you. Otherwise, it displays a message as Software is up to date.

After updating the existing software of LG G4, you may not face the same issue for further. But, if still, the issue remains there, then you must have to check another one.

By Using the Greenify App

Sometimes the app will also help the device to cool down. The Greenify app is one of them. This app will be helping you a lot to get rid of the overheating issue. It is easily available at the Google Play Store for all the Android users. It is freely available at there. The compatibility of this Greenify app is also high with most of the Android phones. To get a joy of more premium features you can also download the Greenify Pro app. But, for that, you have to pay some amount, because Greenify Pro is not a free app.

The Greenify will never let your device slower. It will allow the device to run smoothly even after installing bundles of apps. It also prevents the battery drain. In short, to easily get rid of the issue, the Greenify is a great Android app. After installing and using the app, if the issue is still there, then go ahead with the next steps.

By Disabling the Bloatware

Google Play Store is the best store to download all the required apps for Android Mobile. It will allow you to download most of the apps freely. But, the latest smartphones are coming with the pre-installed apps that we want to use regularly. Along with that, some unwanted apps also comes as pre-installed apps. Those are the apps that we might use it one to two time mistakenly. These are the apps which also causes issue sometimes. So, it will be the right decision to make these unwanted and unused pre-installed app disable.

Sometimes they would also like to create issues like overheating, hanging, and more. So, to prevent the device from such issue, you will have to disable those apps which are not in use. In which, not all of them pre-installed apps will disabled, but some of them will surely. It will help you in a real sense to get rid of the issue. To do so,

  • Go to the Settings >> Application Manager or Apps of the LG G4.
  • Then, swipe the screen till the All tab comes. This tab shows you all the apps whether it is pre-installed and installed.
  • From here, you can easily find the pre-installed apps that you want to disable.
  • Tap on the particular app to proceed. Then, click on the Disable option.

It will make all the unwanted apps disable. And then, it will not be further able to interrupt the system of the device and causing issues. Ohh! you are still facing the issue even after this, then, as usual, try another one.

By Reducing the Brightness Level to Minimum

For watching movies and videos, smartphones are the best medium after the PC and Laptop. To watch the movies, the main aspects after the smartphone is volume and brightness. If anyone is lesser, then the joy you want to take, you can not. But, the high volume may damage the ear. Likewise, with higher brightness, the chances of phone overheating also increases. We can say that behind the overheating issue, the higher level of brightness is also responsible.

So, now you may understand that what we would like to suggest here to prevent the overheating. The best suggestion is to reduce the brightness level as low as possible. If you are doing some important work through the device, then its ok to keep the high brightness. But, if the phone is in an idle condition and even then the high brightness is not healthy.

you can decrease the brightness level with two easy ways.

  1. Just pull down the notification panel and adjust the level minimum.
  2. Go to the Settings >> Display >> Brightness.

You can alternatively use screen dimmer apps on your device to decrease brightness level lower than the default. By using both the ways, you can do the same. In short, without an important job, do not adjust the brightness high. As you decrease the brightness, you may also feel the difference. If the issue is there after doing above, then the final one is below.

By Performing Factory Data Reset

The Factory Data Reset may be stated as a last and final method to solve the issue. Because this method is there to delete all the files & data from the mobile. Along with that, some unwanted files that cause such issue are also going to delete. But, before performing this, you have to make sure about the backup of all the important files and data.

We suggest you apply this trick but before ensuring the backup and then go ahead with the process. To perform the process of Factory Data Reset, follow the below steps.

  • Open the Settings >> Backup and Reset.
  • Then, select an option of Factory Data Reset.
  • It shows you a pop-up for the final confirmation about the process to move on. In which, tap on the Reset phone option.

We again remind you that do not forget to take the backup. Because this is the process which will erase all the files that you have stored on the LG G4 Device. As we stated ago that this is an ultimate solution to go out from the overheating issue of LG G4.

As we stated ago that this is an ultimate solution to go out from the overheating issue of LG G4 Android phone. Mostly, after executing this trick, the users have got the ultimate solution for the issue. But, not all the users of LG G4 succeed. So, for those users, the issue can only be solved by the Authorized Service Center of the LG. Before taking the device there, do not forget to check the warranty. Also of that, the Replacement is also the best option to get rid of the overheating issue.

Now, we will at the last stage of the discussion. In above discussion, we have discussed How to fix LG G4 Overheating Issue. Also of that, above-listed solutions will also help you to easily fix the issue. We hope that this discussion will be very helpful to you as an LG G4 user. If it completes its tasks, the do not be shy to share it with other users. Also, let us know that this discussion is helpful or not and how.

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