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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Getting hot and loosing charge

iPhone 5 keeps getting hot when on charge also battery drains quickly evern when switched off.

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What part of the phone is heating up? Battery? Rear camera?

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Quite hard to tell without some more info. From what youve posted, its sounds like a battery issue. is it bulged at all?

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No battery isn't bulged and the heat seams to be coming from around the SIM card area on the back of the phone.

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Also the phone was 100% charged and switched on it also wasn't connected to the charger and still was warm the battery lasted about 5 hours then has turned off. The phone has also been totally reset using dfu mode. Saying that though I am sure if the phone is left on the white hello screen it behaves a lot better it's only when you have gone through setup and it's on the app screen.

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It sounds like your battery is going bad. This was a problem with many iPhone 5 phones.

Below are the guide for the removal and replacement and the actual part you need.

How to replace your iPhone 5 battery

iPhone 5 Replacement Battery

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Thanks for the reply,

I have tried a new battery already still the same, the phone all works as it should but heats up and really quick battery drain.

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Then you might have a short on your motherboard. A new phone might be the best option for you at this point.

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