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    Question is in the title......my phone seems to get very warm doing pretty low impact tasks :(
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    what web sites are you viewing? could be a lot for the the phone to process in viewing the page...
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    Quote Originally Posted by congusano View Post
    what web sites are you viewing? could be a lot for the the phone to process in viewing the page...
    ESPN.com NFL.com and wpcentrals app. In about 30 min of browsing my battery dropped about 20% as well :(
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    Did you just get your phone? Mine did this for the first week. After about 10 charges my battery life improved a whole lot. Now I get 14-16 hours of pretty heavy usage. It was 6-8 hours when I first got it. I charge wirelessly using my JBL speaker dock. I just have weather and facebook running in the background. My phone still gets warm but not like when I first got it.
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    are you in an area with low signal strength? even if on wifi, its still pinging cell towers and that alone can cause that. I noticed the same thing last night while waiting for the cars oil change.
    i was in an area with poor reception and my battery drained more than usual, and the back got a bit warmer.
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    3/4 bars where I'm at. This is only my 8th day with this particular 920.
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    plain and simple, your phone should not be getting warm.
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    Every phone gets warm from time to time. The question is if your phone is getting warm ALL the time, or if it's getting HOT from time to time. In either case, I'd start to raise an eyebrow.
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    Mine gets warm everytime I use it, just idle with the screen on it gets warm :|
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    Mine warms up a bit if I'm using wifi, but not so much when using lte. (which surprises me, I would have expected the opposite). However I wouldn't call it "considerable", just very slight and doesn't bother me so it's probably not to the same extent as yours.
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    Do you have any other apps running in the background? If I leave a few apps open and cruise the web a lot my phone can warm up a bit. If I only have one or two open the phone stays fairly cool. My first 920 got HOT even during a 10 minute call. I exchange that one and my new one seems pretty much perfect. If you have 5 or 6 apps running and your phone warms up a bit I would say that is normal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by iamtim View Post
    Every phone gets warm from time to time. The question is if your phone is getting warm ALL the time, or if it's getting HOT from time to time. In either case, I'd start to raise an eyebrow.
    Warm is one thing, but my red L920 was getting unconfortably hot when simply browsing the net, funny though I could play Treasures of Montezuma or Mirror's Edge for a good hour and the phone would be warm at best. GPS, Browsing the web and especially charging the phone, I'd leave it on the wireless plate and when I pick it up it feels like it's going to melt my silcone case, sometimes it would get hot on its own, probably some background apps running or pulling my locations (GPS).

    I ordered a replacement, I was 1 day shy of my 14 day buyers remorse but the store was out of stock so I'm just waiting for the unit to be mailed, hopefully the new unit doesn't have this issue, although my wife does have a black one and it seems fine, gets lukewarm at best with heavy browsing or anything else.
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    mine does as well. Only phone calls and the web makes my phone hot
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    Quote Originally Posted by iamtim View Post
    Every phone gets warm from time to time. The question is if your phone is getting warm ALL the time, or if it's getting HOT from time to time. In either case, I'd start to raise an eyebrow.
    I must have had the best iphone 4 ever, it has never been hot, same with my gfs 4s
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    Quote Originally Posted by sabotagebx View Post
    plain and simple, your phone should not be getting warm.
    this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZombieBacchus View Post
    Do you have any other apps running in the background? If I leave a few apps open and cruise the web a lot my phone can warm up a bit. If I only have one or two open the phone stays fairly cool. My first 920 got HOT even during a 10 minute call. I exchange that one and my new one seems pretty much perfect. If you have 5 or 6 apps running and your phone warms up a bit I would say that is normal.
    these apps dont really run in the background though. Drive does, yes others should not. Your phones shouldnt be getting warm or hot people
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    Quote Originally Posted by sabotagebx View Post
    I must have had the best iphone 4 ever, it has never been hot, same with my gfs 4s
    Mine did. As did my 3G and 3GS. It really depends on what you're doing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sabotagebx View Post
    Your phones shouldnt be getting warm or hot people
    How can you say that? These things have dual-core processors with advanced operating systems doing all kinds of stuff. Some heat is going to happen from time to time, it's unavoidable. Like I said, though, if your phone is warm ALL THE TIME, or it gets actually HOT, then you should be concerned. But some heat is normal now and again.
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    So just a little info on what is on my phone , 4 live tiles , 1 email 15 min intervals, Skype and Nokia drive deleted lol. Cellular data off all the time unless getting an mms, WiFi on.

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