1. kaktus1389's Avatar
    So it's quite obvious that the phones are going to heat up while using Continuum but I believe that can be solved by cooling your phone down. I had a fan (not made for this purpose) and it drains batteries so quickly that it basically becomes unusable (can't buy new batteries all the time) even though it's efficient at cooling down my 950. I was wondering if anyone is aware of any other way of cooling the phone? Any help would be much appreciated.
    07-24-2017 06:05 PM
  2. xandros9's Avatar
    Maybe a passive heatsink like what you'd see inside a PC combined with a large thermal pad?
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    07-24-2017 06:37 PM
  3. 73blazer's Avatar
    My 950xl.heated up like a catalytic converter when in continuum.mode either charging or not. My elite x3 doesn't seem to get barely warm in continuum.mode.
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    07-24-2017 10:11 PM
  4. SlideWRX's Avatar
    Previously with the screen left on my phone would get exceptionally hot. Then I used blackout for continuum, which just blacks out the screen while using continuum (truth in advertising :D ). That reduced the heat a lot. I haven't used continuum recently; did the updates add in the ability to turn off the screen while in use?

    Are you using a dock of any sort, or just miracast/bluetoothing everything? If the dock has an open usb port, a usb fan would be the way to go, I think. If you aren't connected to power, than draining that battery is adding a LOT of extra heat.
    07-31-2017 11:23 AM
  5. ashyu's Avatar
    Previously with the screen left on my phone would get exceptionally hot. Then I used blackout for continuum, which just blacks out the screen while using continuum (truth in advertising :D ). That reduced the heat a lot. I haven't used continuum recently; did the updates add in the ability to turn off the screen while in use?
    Yes, in recent versions, you can turn off the phone screen manually using the power button without having it disconnect from the main display. So no need for Blackout for Continuum anymore!
    07-31-2017 11:28 PM
  6. sporosarcina's Avatar
    Really a nonissue now, with Creator Update the screen goes passive and even my 950 doesn't significantly warm up.
    10-05-2017 02:39 PM
  7. Mark F24's Avatar
    Really a nonissue now, with Creator Update the screen goes passive and even my 950 doesn't significantly warm up.
    My 950 is barely warm. I prefer the performance of the 950 XL though. 950 hasn't been the best with continuum. Running 15254.1 fast ring. As you say, the last few builds have been better.
    10-15-2017 09:21 AM
  8. sporosarcina's Avatar
    The 950XL is probably the only one with an issue. The 810 processor got hot, the 808 and later 8XX don't share the problem.
    10-20-2017 07:08 AM

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