Battery expansion causing screen problems

Discussion in 'iPad 2 Forum' started by azonie, Jun 18, 2013.

  1. azonie

    azonie
    Expand Collapse
    iPad Fan

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2012
    Messages:
    106
    Thanks Received:
    1
    IPad 2 battery is expanding from overheating and causing the screen to push up around the home button. Anyone else experiencing this problem
     
  2. AdmiralAdama

    AdmiralAdama
    Expand Collapse
    Super Moderator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2011
    Messages:
    9,554
    Thanks Received:
    627
    Haven't heard of that problem.
    Is the overheating taking place while charging?

    AA

    Sent from my iPhone using iPF
     
  3. azonie

    azonie
    Expand Collapse
    iPad Fan

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2012
    Messages:
    106
    Thanks Received:
    1
    I think it happens during use. I have had cell phones do this.
     
  4. skimonkey

    skimonkey
    Expand Collapse
    Administrator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2011
    Messages:
    18,946
    Thanks Received:
    1,403
    I own an iPad 2 and use it Daily for long hours at a stretch. I am not experiencing any overheating or the screen coming up as what you have described, Azonie.
     
  5. AdmiralAdama

    AdmiralAdama
    Expand Collapse
    Super Moderator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2011
    Messages:
    9,554
    Thanks Received:
    627
    Batteries are hardware and break down over time, some faster than others depending on a variety of conditions including usage and charging practices. The overheating may be a product of poor discharge. Worth taking it to an Apple store if nearby or reputable repair centre for diagnostic test. Continuing to use it could cause damage to the device's internals and chassis.

    AA

    Sent from my iPhone using iPF
     
  6. azonie

    azonie
    Expand Collapse
    iPad Fan

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2012
    Messages:
    106
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Have taken to two Apple Stores and they it can't be fixed. Offered $150 off replacement. Pursuing other options with Apple.
     

Share This Page



Search tags for this page
battery expansion issue with ipad
,
ipad 2 battery expanding
,

ipad 2 battery expansion

,
ipad battery causing screen problems
,
ipad battery expanding