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Question

Phone cpu / battery coolers

Apr 3, 2019 4:23PM PDT

I have a LGK20 that i got new about 4 months ago and yesterday i had to replace my battery! It would not hold a charge, get really hot and die easily. So i bought a new battery and it seems to have fixed the problem ...but i worry about overheating and wanted to know are the phone cooler apps effective at all? What can i do to protect my newly installed battery? I dont want a repeat of my battery dying in 4 mo again!

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Clarification Request
This phone shipped in 2016
Apr 3, 2019 4:55PM PDT
https://www.gsmarena.com/lg_k20_plus-8678.php

I would not try such things but I wonder if it's just old stock and the battery was bad in this unit. I don't read a lot of out of the norm failures on the web so good to hear they put in a new battery.
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I wouldn't worry....
Apr 3, 2019 4:32PM PDT

While it may have been a lemon battery I wouldn't try to modify the phone with some type of CPU/battery cooler. The internal components are already cramped and making such alterations could make things worse by doing so. The battery is one of the cheapest components to replace but an overheated CPU can be one of the most expensive/difficult to replace.

If the phone is only about 4 months ago, you might check with the manufacturer or the store you bought it from for warranty support.

Good luck.