Fix: Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 Overheating Issue | Gets Warm Quickly

When you use features or apps that require more power or use them for extended periods, your device may temporarily Heat up due to increased battery consumption. No matter, whatever brand of Android phone you are using but somewhere every one of them is facing the issue. The actual problem here also implies that smartphones generally don’t have a cooling system as computers have.

If are facing an overheating issue with your Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021, then there is nothing to worry about, follow the below troubleshooting guide to fix Overheating Issue on Redmi Note 8 2021 in a very simple steps.

 

Fix: Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 2021 Overheating Issue | Gets Warm Quickly

Redmi Note 8 2021 Device Overview:

The Redmi Note 8 2021 features a 6.3-inch IPS LCD panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It is a standard 60 Hz panel protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, we have the MediaTek Helio G85 processor built on a 12nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with two Cortex-A75 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Mali-G52 MC2.

In terms of optics, we have a quad-camera setup at the rear and a single camera setup at the front. The rear setup consists of a 48MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.8 lens, an 8MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens, a 2MP macro sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens, and a 2MP depth sensor paired with an f/2.4. The single selfie sensor is a 13MP sensor paired with an f/2.0 lens. Both the front and rear camera setups are limited to 1080p video recording.

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We get two storage options for this device: 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage and 4GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. There is also a dedicated slot for storage expansion. In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, Infrared, FM radio and USB Type-C 2.0. And for sensors, we have a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. Powering it all is a 4000 mAh cell that can be topped up quickly using an 18W fast charging adapter. The smartphone is available in three color options: Neptune Blue, Moonlight White, and Space Black.

Fix Overheating Issue on Redmi Note 8 2021

Usually, your phone overheating happens from a common cause. These include overuse, or remaining connected to a Bluetooth speaker for too long. Chances are that you might have closed a few apps or restarted your device in an attempt to troubleshoot. Maybe you’ve even Googled a few phrases based on error messages that you’ve seen.

Force Stop Apps

You can do is to ensure that you close all active apps and those that run in the background. Sometimes, too many apps and services running together can overwhelm the system and cause random shutdowns or overheating.

  • Open the app drawer and then tap Settings.
  • Tap on Apps & Notification.
  • If you’re looking for a system or default app, tap on More settings at the upper right (three-dot icon).
  • Select Show system apps.
  • Find and tap the app you want to force stop.
  • Tap Force Stop.
  • That was it.

Forced reboot

Well, I think you already know how to restart your phone. So just restart the device and see whether it solves the issue or not. Restarting a device is always the ultimate solution for any issue.

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Well if you still need to know how to restart then, here is it: Press your phone’s power button. On the screen, tap Restart.

The other way of the reboot is as follows:

  • Press and hold down the Power and Volume down buttons at the same time.
  • Hold the Power button down for 10-15 seconds, or until the phone vibrates and restarts.
  • If the phone turns off let go then press power again for 1-2 seconds to restart the phone.

Install Latest Software Update

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Sometimes the glitch is with outdated software updates, installing software updates can solve the overheating issues in your Redmi Note 8 2021.

  • Open the app drawer and then tap Settings.
  • Tap on About Phone.
  • Tap on MIUI Version.
  • If a system update is available, you’ll see the option on the screen. Tap Download and Install.
  • If your system is up to date, you will see a message stating that the system is up to date.

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Here are a few things that are needed to take care of while updating your Redmi Note 8 2021 or any device:

  • Your device must be connected to the internet.
  • Your device must have enough space to download the update.
  • Your device should have enough charge, more than 50% to install the update.

Troubleshoot apps in Safe Mode

In case you don’t know what is safe mode, in safe mode, the system temporarily disables all third-party applications you installed on your device. By doing this we can figure out which app is occurring the problem. Follow the below step to turn Safe Mode on:

  • Turn OFF the Redmi Note 8 2021 devices.
  • Press and hold the Power button.
  • On the screen, press and hold Power off.
  • Tap Ok to reboot into Safe mode.

After figuring out the apps which are creating the problem, follow the below steps to uninstall it(if required):

  • Open the app drawer and then tap Settings.
  • Tap on Apps & Notification.
  • Now, tap on See all apps.
  • Tap on an app, then tap Uninstall.
  • Tap Ok to continue.

Reset Your Device

Disclaimer

Factory reset will delete everything, so you want to make sure that you create a copy of your data such as photos, videos, documents, texts, etc. ahead of time.

Factory Reset

  • Open the app drawer and then tap Settings.
  • Tap About Phone.
  • Now, tap on Factory Reset options
  • Tap Erase all data (factory reset).
  • Finally, tap on Factory Reset.
  • The device would restart automatically after performing the factory reset.

Hard Reset

  • First, power off your phone normally.
  • To turn it on, press and hold the Volume up + Power buttons simultaneously.
  • Don’t release them until you see the Xiaomi logo on the screen.
  • Tap on the Wipe data/Factory reset option.
  • Now tap on the Wipe data/Factory reset option to confirm your selection.
  • The phone will reset and on the new screen, use the Volume up button to scroll to the ‘Reboot system now.’ This will reboot your phone normally and that’s it!

Conclusion

These were the few methods to troubleshoot the problem/issues you were facing with your Redmi Note 8 2021. Additionally, you can always contact tech support or visit your local Xiaomi Mi store or Service Center so a qualified Samsung technician can examine the issue.

Do you own a Xiaomi Device, or any Android device and need these types of simple tutorials? Then stay tuned to GetDroidTips’ Android Tips & Tricks column because many simple tutorials for Xiaomi are coming soon.

If you have any queries regarding this, the comment section is always available for you.

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