How to Fix Google Pixel 2 Overheating Issues

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Annoying by Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL overheating issues? Several users reported Pixel 2 XL keeps overheating issues when playing games for a long time or while charging devices. Here’s a guide to fix Google Pixel 2 overheating issues. Also, recently updated AR Stickers in Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is warm your device when using these AR stickers and also quickly drain the battery. Another reason behind the overheating problem on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is more apps running in the background and warm your device. Keep away your device from excessive heat and don’t use any apps or intensive resources that overheat your Google Pixel 2 XL phone. You can also check any app-related problem to enable safe mode in Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices.

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How to Fix Google Pixel 2 Overheating Issues

Check out below given possible solutions to fix the overheating problem on Pixel 2 XL and Google Pixel 2 devices.

Restart your Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL

Press & hold the power button in your Pixel 2 device. Tap on Restart to reboot your Pixel devices. Now play games or watching videos continuously long time and check the phone warm or not.

Use Original charger to charge & Battery

Always use the original charger to charge your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL device. Avoid your Google Pixel devices with a faulty charger or cables. Don’t use a defective battery in your device.

Remove case or cover

Remove Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL case or cover that warm your device while charging.

Close All Running Apps on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Tap Recent apps (Right side) at the navigation bar buttons > Swipe screen right side until seeing Clear all > Tap Clear all

Enable Safe Mode to fix Google Pixel 2 Overheating Issues

Step 1: Press & hold the Power button in your Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL.

Restart safe mode your Pixel 2 device

Step 2: Touch and hold the Power off button.

You’ll see this message on screen: Reboot to safe mode?

Reboot to safe mode Pixel 2 XL Oreo

Step 3: Tap on OK.

How to fix Google Pixel 2 overheating issues

Now your Pixel 2 device is restarting. You’ll see a safe mode icon at the bottom left of your screen. Now all third-party apps disabled in your device.

Now check your Pixel 2 device working normally. If you can’t found any problem in safe mode, it means any third party downloaded apps occur this issue in your device. Just restart your device to exit safe mode and remove one by one app from your device and check to fix overheating issues on the Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL device.

Wipe Cache Partition on Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL

Step 1: Turn off your Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL (8.0) device.

Step 2: Press & hold the volume down button and the power button at the same time until the phone vibrates.

Start button in Google Pixel 2 Oreo

You can view the Android system recovery screen on your device. By default start button show on your device.

Recovery mode in Pixel 2 Oreo device

Step 3: Press the volume down button until view recovery mode.

Step 4: Press the power button to restart into recovery mode.

You can see the screen of Android robot exclamation mark with the red triangle icon on your Pixel 2 phone.

Step 5: Press & hold the power button and volume up buttons same time to scroll to wipe cache partition, press the power button to select it.

This message view on your Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL screen: Wipe all user data?

Step 6: To confirm, press the volume down button to scroll to Yes and press the power button to select it.

It may take 4-5 minutes to process.

Step 7: Press the volume down buttons to scroll to reboot system now, press the power button to select it.

Now check your Pixel 2 warm again and again issue is solved or not. If none of the above methods worked for you, factory reset your Pixel 2 & 2 XL. Before performing factory data reset or hard reset, make sure to back up your Pixel data. It will remove all phone data.

I hope above given one of these methods fix Google Pixel 2 overheating issues. Do you have any tips want to share with us for fix Pixel 2 XL keeps overheating issues? Let us know in below comment section. Don’t forget to check out our other Google Pixel and Pixel 2 XL tips and tricks.

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