Overheating is usually a sign of hardware malfunction, although in some cases the software may also be implicated. If your Pixel has trouble staying on, or overheating, or both, it may be due to a software bug or a hardware problem. This troubleshooting article will help you to limit possible causes.
- Reduce the brightness of the screen
Reducing the brightness of the screen is the miracle solution to counter the problem of overheating Google Pixel. Although temporary, it works like magic for your device. Too much brightness is not good for the eyes too. So, unless you need this extra brightness, keep it at a minimum.
- Restart your Google Pixel
Restarting Google Pixel is another quick fix to end Google Pixel’s overheating problem. Yes, you read that right. This may seem like a very simple and easy solution to such a complex problem. But if you try to understand this correctly, then you can find it as the best possible solution. Any computer device such as a smartphone heats up due to excessive processing. Once restarted, all running processes will stop, which will cool your Google Pixel. This will work on both Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL.
- Reduce the use of Google Pixel as a Wi-Fi access point
Reducing Hotspot usage and Google Pixel or Google Pixel connection sharing will solve overheating problems. It is recommended that you disable connection sharing and the Wi-Fi hotspot if you do not use it anymore. This is another quick and quick fix to Google Pixel’s overheating problem.
- Start Google Pixel in Safe Mode
Starting in Safe Mode is another quick and easy way to solve Google Pixel’s overheating problem. Here is a problem a bit tricky. As explained above, overheating of the device occurs because one or more applications consume a lot of energy. Well, you can always start your Google Pixel in safe mode to check if it’s a Google or third-party application that is causing overheating.To start your Google Pixel in safe mode:
- Press the power button to display a list of options on your screen.
- Press and hold the Power Off option to display the Restart in Safe Mode option.
- Press OK to restart Google Pixel in safe mode. You can verify that the “Safe Mode” icon appears in the lower left corner of your device.
Once in safe mode, you can check if the overheating problem is resolved.
- Deleting the application that consumes the most energy
Uninstalling the most power-hungry app will solve Google Pixel’s overheating issues. The reason is that the application in question requires a lot of processing and power, which heats the device abnormally.
- Go to Settings> Battery and press 3 vertical dots at the top right of the screen.
- Select Battery Usage and check which application consumes the most power, resulting in overheating.