Sixth iteration of Apple iPhone, announced on September 12, 2012. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, requiring screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Black or White.

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Overheated iPhone(+ultra bat drain)

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My iphone 5 which was actually not using from 2012 till now has overheating when in use (even low light and doing normal tasks)

And drains battery like a monster

. I charge twice a day =max 4 h continus use

Aiplane mode with wifi on

Im scared to play games cause gets very very hot to touch

Ios9.3.2 (same issue with 8.x)

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It sounds like you may have a short somewhere. It could be a bad component or maybe a small piece of solder that came loose. You should power the phone off and do not charge it until you have it looked at by a board repair specialist. The battery could catch fire or worse explode.

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My phone has been repaired for simcard detection before, dont you think its u2 ic? Or if its shorted how it works fine without any failture

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It's hard to tell what the problem might be. It could be a short it could be a bad component. There are methods for board repair specialists to determine the are on the board that is having a problem and go from there. Regardless or the problem Lipro fires are nasty and batteries under that stress can explode or catch fire.

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Ok so it may be every thing on rhe board☹️

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Thanks dear mike

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@javid_zare_s agree with most of what Mike is telling you. However, I'd repalce the battery first and start from there. If you have "not using from 2012 till now " it is easily possible that your battery is the part that is giving you trouble,.

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