Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

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iPhone Gets Hot While Calls and Gameplay!

My iPhone 3G gets hot after about 2mins on calls and about 15mins during gameplay....is this normal????

If not, how do i go with repairs?

--Jeremy

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I edited your post by adding your case gets mouldy

and i also added "If not, how do i go with repairs?

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Hi,

if you play games, it's normal that the phone, depending on the kind of game you play, needs a lot of power. So the battery gets uncharged quickly and gets warm and also the electronics on the logic board is getting warm.

Nearly the same when doing a call. I don't know where you live, but when the connection to the net is very low, or the antenna is covered, the phone will use more power to maintain a stable line. The rest is the same as above.

Is it getting warm, that's normal, or is it getting hot(like more than 40°C)?

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Well.... I have a case on and i can feel the heat through the silicone case and the case's rubber gets a bit mouldy. P.S the phone works perfectly!

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