People are often intrigued with the overheating of their Apple watch. In most of the cases, they have to take their gadgets to the repair shops, but at times, depending upon the situations they can very much try certain troubleshooting before they get their phones to the repair shops.
Troubleshooting#1: Power draining the watch: There may be a number of reasons why the Apple Watch overheats. One of them is that there might be a number of applications running in the background. Thus, the first step of troubleshooting is restarting the device. And when it comes to restarting the app, it is recommended that you keep the watch off for a few minutes before restarting it.
Troubleshooting#2: Force closing the apps: As already mentioned, at times these gadgets get overheated due to simultaneous running of multiple apps. Thus, when you find your Apple watch getting overheated, you need to close all the apps to prevent them from degrading the performance of the watch.
Troubleshooting#3: Removing the watch from charging: At times, these watches get heated when they are being charged. Thus, before you take your gadget to an Apple Watch repair centre in Ballarat or anywhere else, you need to take it away from charging and see if it still remains heated. Keep it in a cool and dry place for about 15 minutes and start it again. Now see if it is getting heated once again or not.
Troubleshooting#4: Do not Use the watch while it is being charged: At times, Apple phones get heated when you use them when they are being charged. So if you have the habit of using the phone when it is being charged, refrain from doing so and see if that works.
Troubleshooting#5: Change the battery: At times, overheating of the Apple watch is related to battery issues. When the battery has got faulty, it has worn out after long use, which may cause overheating of the watch. Thus, you need to remove the old battery, and replace it with a new one and see if the issue still persists.
Troubleshooting#5: Resetting: If all these troubleshooting steps do not fix the issue, then you need to go for resetting. And when it comes to resetting, you need to opt for factory setting. For that,
- You need to go to the Watch App that you will find on the home screen of your iPhone and then use the iPhone, which is in sync with the Apple watch.
- Tab on the GENERAL icon
- Then you need to tap on the RESET icon that you will find at the far bottom in the list of options.
- Tap on the Erase All Content and Settings
- Now, you need to enter the passcode, when you are instructed by the gadget for confirmation of the action.
Once you are done, and start using the gadget afresh, you need to see if the watch gets heated yet again. If the same issue persists then you need to get your gadget to a reputed apple watch repair service provider in Geelong or elsewhere depending upon your location.
Author Resource Box: The author runs an Apple watch repair store in Ballarat, Geelong. The author is also an avid blogger.