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My Epic Over Heated Today !! The Darn Birds Did It!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Android XTC, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. Android XTC

    Thread Starter

    So Anyway I finally finished "The Angry Birds" but at the expense of overheating my poor Epic. So what happens is when the phone gets burning hot so hot I could smell HOT plastic over heating from the Zagg protector I have on the battery door :D:eek:. The screen goes black and a giant yellow triangle appears along with a BIG RED thermometer! Oops.
     



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  2. flonkas

    flonkas Well-Known Member

    Sometimes I can use my epic for a long time and it would get hot, but never had a popup thermometer, at least I know I haven't overheated it... yet...
     
  3. pflol

    pflol Android Enthusiast

    I played it for a couple hours the other day and I didn't see my epic go past 37c
     
  4. dan330

    dan330 Extreme Android User


    how long did you play the game???
     
  5. miltownsho

    miltownsho Newbie

    I played that game for hours non-stop and never had mine overheat.
     
  6. Android XTC

    Thread Starter

    About two hours. I do have the Seidio active x case on it. I think the case helped hold in the heat.
     
  7. Stringyquark

    Stringyquark Member

    anybody know what temp triggers a shutdown?
     
  8. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice

    Yikes!!! That sucks! Everything working ok now???

    Never had mine overheat but had it feel close once when using Google Navigation and surfing the web and texting (using Seidio Innocase)
     
  9. iBleedBlackNgold

    iBleedBlackNgold Android Enthusiast

    that game is pretty cool .. the 5 yr old absolutely loves it ..... my game of choice lately is wordfeud, which by no means tests the amazing screen as its just lik scrabble but im hooked on that. i recommend it to those who like scrabble & dont know about it ...... #1 thing about it is if u cant finish a game bcuz u have no time the game will still be there later waiting & u play real humans. come get some request a game with me
     
  10. Android XTC

    Thread Starter

    Well, I am so hooked on the "Birds" and was so close to the end that I was just playing with such intention I never even noticed the thing getting hot and of course the case kept me from feeling the heat. As soon as the phone shut down I ripped the case off of it and tore it down to cool it off the battery was REALLY HOT. I reinstalled everything 20 minutes later and the phone booted up fine and seems to be working just fine.
     
  11. dbpaddler

    dbpaddler Android Expert

    I'm three stars away from finishing it. I've done some serious battery draining and have felt it get good and hot so I believe it could happen. Can't wait to be done with it so I can delete it :)
     
  12. B777Williams

    B777Williams Lurker

    I got my epic up to 105 playing angry birds
     
  13. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice

    Wait... from completing all levels or getting 3 stars on all levels :thinking:

    Golden eggs and all, huh :D
     
  14. dan330

    dan330 Extreme Android User

    yes.. I am doing the 3 stars.. only to move on...
    but I dont even know how to start with the golden eggs..
     
  15. Eazail70x7

    Eazail70x7 Android Expert

    I got the overheat screen as well once lol! I was uploading a +600MB file to. My cousin's FTP over 4g while still using the phone normally. It got really hot lol. Once the phone came back on, I could not connect to 4g and thought I burned out my 4g antinna but that wasn't the case I soon found out when I tried to connect to 4g with my sister's epic. Simply down time lol, what a coincidence lol.
     
  16. badankles

    badankles Android Expert

    cool...seriously, that's pretty cool. i did not know that it has such indicator built in the device.

    BTW, that game is hard.
     
  17. cruiser771

    cruiser771 Well-Known Member

    i love wordfeud, whats is your screen name, ill request a game.

    as for the phone getting hot, ive only experienced it when i use it while plugged in to the charger, but never got the overheat message. must have been pretty hot
     
  18. Android XTC

    Thread Starter


    Hmmm I was plugged to the charger too when it happened.
     
  19. iBleedBlackNgold

    iBleedBlackNgold Android Enthusiast

    BLACKnGOLD ...... hope u have patience lol as my games take time since i never have enough time in 1 sitting to finish .....
     
  20. bryanberlin

    bryanberlin Newbie

    Is there an app to monitor temps or is it built in to the OS?
     
  21. dan330

    dan330 Extreme Android User

    plenty of apps...

    i like a sense clock copy... "sense analog clock wdiget" it has a temp of phone.....and weather info... and a lot more mem info too.

    I like it.
     
  22. pflol

    pflol Android Enthusiast

    batteryminder is great, puts it on your notification bar when you pull it out
     
  23. torilejune

    torilejune Lurker

    this is my second day of having my epic- and it overheated while playing angry birds as well D:

    ( I have no case on, either )
     
  24. o0Syn

    o0Syn Newbie

    happened to me once while playing GT2 on Psx4Droid with the charger plugged in just popped the battery off and let it cool off. No problems since, just being more careful so that i don't melt my poor hummingbird.
     
  25. This thread made me scared to play Angry Birds at once.
     

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