1. Deidre Adams's Avatar
    How and the HELL do I fix the issue? Please help!😎
    06-27-2016 05:08 AM
  2. Russell Holly's Avatar
    Hi there! Couple of quick questions:

    1) Which phone are you using?
    2) Which apps are you using?

    Now, for the most part, your phone is always going to get a little warmer in VR. You're using all of the parts that make your phone warm, and you're doing it in an enclosed space. To help decrease heat, you can leave the back plate off of the Gear VR so you can expose the phone to more air. You can also try closing apps on your phone because going into VR so there are fewer things running at the beginning of the experience. Make sure you aren't trying to charge your phone while doing things in VR, either.
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    06-27-2016 07:52 AM
  3. pkcable's Avatar
    I would proceed with caution with this next suggestion BUT I've heard of some folks using cooling gel packs on their phones after VR. Now of course you either DON'T want to freeze the packs OR if you do make sure not to put the phone RIGHT on the pack, use a towel. They can be found at your local drug store or at Amazon...

    06-27-2016 08:47 AM
  4. krisguy's Avatar
    The nerdier option is to 3D print a clip that has a cooling fan with it's own Li-ion battery. I'm working on one right now.
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    06-28-2016 03:51 AM
  5. krisguy's Avatar
    It doesn't prevent heat buildup, but it does delay it considerably, especially on the Note 5.
    07-05-2016 01:18 AM
  6. Bosbouer's Avatar
    I've heard that plugging a charging cable into headset's port works. Apparently it doesn't actively charge the phone, but rather prevents battery discharge (and heat buildup).
    This works for me.
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    07-19-2016 09:03 AM
  7. Blakey_nz's Avatar
    Did you manage to complete the 3d printed case?
    07-29-2016 07:07 PM
  8. jayblazer's Avatar
    Yeah that is a nerdier but awesome option!!
    07-29-2016 08:35 PM
  9. Propanol's Avatar
    Time for liquid cooling for VR headsets.
    07-30-2016 06:54 PM
  10. krisguy's Avatar
    I'm still trying to design one that doesn't add a ton of weight.
    07-30-2016 11:38 PM
  11. Dorian Anreiter's Avatar
    No. S6edge plus owner here. Never had an issue. And it us bloody hot here atm.
    08-21-2016 09:44 AM
  12. BioFanatic's Avatar
    My S6 overheats constantly and I get an overheat warning that doesn't let me continue until I let it cool down.
    09-12-2016 10:17 AM
  13. fogelmatrix's Avatar
    You're not using a Note 7 are you? Danger Will Robinson!
    BioFanatic and GoldLeader like this.
    09-23-2016 05:50 PM
  14. Blakey_nz's Avatar
    I'm still trying to design one that doesn't add a ton of weight.
    Which parts adding the weight? I'm guessing the battery
    09-24-2016 03:43 PM
  15. Chemy JMHT's Avatar
    10-08-2016 12:15 AM
  16. Seremedy's Avatar
    Hmm my S7E only gets up to about 104 F not very hot
    10-13-2016 12:08 PM
  17. movielover76's Avatar
    Yes very quick
    10-13-2016 12:12 PM
  18. archheretic's Avatar
    My s6 gets very warm, and vr smashes the battery very quickly
    10-19-2016 05:23 PM
  19. dpham00's Avatar
    When I used the s7 edge, I noticed that it got pretty warm with usage. But it never over heated to the point of restarting the phone as with some other tasks
    10-21-2016 02:05 PM
  20. mrcrusha829's Avatar
    Didn't hear this one before... I will have to give it a try and test that theory of plugging in the VR headset while using to keep the phone cool.

    10-27-2016 09:58 AM

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