How Cold Can An IPhone Withstand?

According to Apple, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can operate at temperatures between 0° to 35° C.

When turned off, these devices are a bit more robust and can withstand temperatures from -20° to 45° C.

What happens if my iPhone gets too cold?

When the temperature drops below freezing, iPhones can start malfunctioning: Your smartphone might not sense your touch, the battery dies faster and, if it’s cold enough, the thing just shuts off. But when the temperature gets crazy low, falling below -4º, Apple says to put it away.

What is the lowest temperature an iPhone can handle?

Apple recommends operating iOS devices where the ambient temp is between 32 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit, but says it’s fine to store the device at much colder temps — all the way down to minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit. At those lower temperatures you’ll want to shut the phone off.

Is it OK to leave phone in cold car?

It can affect Android phones, too. Here’s what Samsung’s website says, for example: Extreme heat and cold can damage your battery. For example, don’t leave your smartphone in the glove compartment of your car on very hot or cold days.

Can cold temperatures damage a cell phone?

The freezing cold can damage your cellphone. Most people never leave home without their cell phones, but frigid cold temperatures can affect your electronics if you aren’t careful. “It’s cold enough, the LCD freezes and it’ll actually crack,” Watters said. Your phone’s battery can also suffer from the cold temperatures

Can I put my phone in the fridge to cool it down?

Put Your Phone Into a Cool Place

Getting your phone out of these hot environments can cool it down immediately — try putting it into a dark room or even cool it down with a fan. Never put it into the freezer or refrigerator, though. Cold temperatures can damage your phone, too.

Does cold drain iPhone battery?

If one takes out an iPhone on a cold day, the battery life diminishes quickly. Within a few minutes, the battery can lose enough power to shut down the device. It’s not actually discharging. Instead, the lithium-ion battery simply cannot function at extremely cold temperatures.