If you owned the LG G5 smartphone, if your LG G5 smartphone gets overheated after the normal uses then this article is for you. You can follow below-mentioned methods and steps to fix overheating issue of your LG G5 smartphone. In this article, we have mentioned about how you can fix overheating issue of your LG G5 smartphone.

LG G5 overheating

If you are one of them, who are still facing this kind of issue with their LG G5 smartphone. By using the below-mentioned methods, you can also fix performance issue of your LG G5 smartphone. So, follow our all mentioned methods, and steps fix overheating issue on your LG G5 smartphone.

Reason for LG G5 Overheating

Few things which keep overheated the LG G5 smartphone, so you should always make sure that you don’t let your device with those. Those are the most possible reason for overheating of any android smartphones.

Here, we have mentioned about the few things which keep heated your LG G5 smartphone. Sometimes your LG G5 smartphone gets overheated due to some third party apps which you have installed on your LG G5 smartphone. That means you need to uninstall that app from your smartphone. So let’s find out all the reasons that keep overheated the LG G5 smartphone.


Unwanted Apps

If you have installed the plenty of application on your smartphone, then the overheating issue can increase on your smartphone. In that case, you have to find that application and disable them, if you don’t use that application on your smartphone, and then uninstall them from your smartphone.

If you find that the application running all time on your smartphone that means you need to force stop that application using the smartphone settings. Unusually running applications in the background of your LG G5 smartphone may cause the overheating issue on your LG G5 smartphone. So uninstall all third party apps from your smartphone which you don’t use ever on your smartphone.


Running apps in the background

On your LG G5 smartphone, if you are running a plenty of application in the background then you have to force stop unwanted apps among all the running apps because the more apps use the more battery power and more processing power to run. That means if you leave the apps to run in the background after using the phone, your phone will get heated up. To fix overheating issue of your smartphone, you have to force stop all the applications which run in the background.

By stopping all running apps on your smartphone, you can prevent the overheating issue of your smartphone. Some of the applications on your smartphone start automatically in the background when you boot your smartphone. To fix overheating issue, you have to find and uninstall those apps from your smartphone.

If you cannot able to find that app, then you can also try the automatic function called “Greenify” to force stops all unwanted running app in the background on your smartphone. You can download and install the “Greenify” app from the Google Play Store for free of cost on your LG G5 smartphone. The Greenify application helps you to find & stop all the apps and other battery killer apps on your smartphone which keeps overheated your LG G5 phone.


Heavy Gaming or Streaming

The LG G5 smartphone is powered by a powerful 2.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Quad-Core 64-bit processor along with the massive 4GB RAM which offers faster and smooth performance while gaming or multitasking. That means you can play high-end games, watch QHD quality movies, record 4K quality videos, etc.

But every smartphone or gadget has limitation and where you need to pay your attention. Because, while streaming movies or high-quality video content for a long time certainly require more battery power and processing power and consumes more of the battery as well as your phone will get overheated. So if you are using your smartphone for a long for watching movies or high-quality videos content then give a rest to your smartphone for 5 to 10 minutes while watching movies or high-quality video content.


Liquid or Moisture Damage

As you all know that the LG G5 smartphone does not come with any waterproofing certification. In simple word, we can also say that the LG G5 smartphone is not a waterproof device.

It means that a drop of water can damage your LG G5 smartphone. Most of the power-related and overheating issues normally come due to water damage. So make sure that your LG G5 smartphone is not experiencing water and liquid damage.


Fixing LG G5 Overheating Issue

Check out some of the possible solutions to prevent overheating of your LG G5 smartphone.

Restart your Phone

This is very simple and easy method that you can try on your LG G5 smartphone to fix overheating issue of your smartphone. Restarting the smartphone can fix all minor issues of your smartphone including over-heating, hanging, etc. So, if you are using your smartphone for a long time for watching movies or gaming, then you may need to restart your smartphone to fix this issue.

To restart your device, you have to press the power button on your device and then choose “Power Off” option to turn off your device completely. Now, wait for 5 to 10 minutes then again press the power button to reboot the smartphone. With this whole process, your LG G5 smartphone gets to rest from processing apps or other things for you. After the restart, your LG G5 smartphone will work better than before.


Use Battery Saver Apps

Here, in this method, we have mentioned about the Android-based application that you can download and install from the Google Play Store for free of cost. To download and install this app on your smartphone, only you have to type the name of this app called “Greenify” in the search bar of Play Store.

After that, you can easily download and install this app from the Google Play Store on your LG G5 smartphone. After installing the app on your smartphone, you can easily manage all apps including the battery killer apps that cause the overheating issue on your smartphone. By using the Greenify app on your LG G5 smartphone, you can also hibernate all installed apps on your smartphone. It also prevents the battery drain or overheating issue of your smartphone.

With the Greenify app, you can also increase your battery back time of your smartphone. So if you are not using this app on your LG G5 smartphone then download and install this app on your smartphone to fix the overheating issue.


Wipe Cache partition of your LG G5

To fix the overheating issue on your smartphone, only you need to clear a cache data partition of your smartphone. To clear or wipe cache partition of your LG G5 smartphone, only you have to boot your smartphone into a Recovery mode. From the recovery mode screen, you will find the option labeled “Wipe cache partition.”

Here you have to select the “Wipe and clear cache partition” option and then press the power button to select this option. Now, wait until the process completed. Once the process completed, you can reboot your smartphone by choosing the “Reboot” option.

Here, below we have mentioned few simple steps which you can follow to fix clear the cache partition of your LG G5 smartphone.

Step 1: First of all, you have to turn off your LG G5 smartphone to boot into recovery mode
Step 2: When the device turned off completely, you have to press and hold the “Power button and Volume down” button until you see the LG Boot animation.
Step 3: Now release the “Power” button for only a second, then press it again
Step 4: After that, keep pressing both the buttons until you see the Recovery mode
Step 5: Now you are in recovery mode, here you have to choose “Wipe Cache Partition” option using the Volume Up/down button
Step 6: After that, press the “Power” button to select the option

Wait until the wiping process completed then choose the “Reboot” option to restart your LG G5 smartphone.

We hope by following those steps, you will have fixed overheating of your LG G5 smartphone. If you think, your device is still getting overheated, make sure you visit nearest LG service station to get it fixed.

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Lucky Sharma
Lucky is Senior Editor at TheAndroidPortal & an expert in mobile technology with over 10 years of experience in the industry. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from MIT and a Master's degree in Mobile Application Development from Stanford University.