Users report iPhones 6 and 6s turning off by themselves, cause not yet identified

Fans and users of the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s devices have reported that after updating to the new iOS 9.0.2, their handsets have started acting cranky on random occasions. Apparently, the phones will decide to turn themselves off — no matter if the user is currently operating the device, or it's just on standby — and the only way to fix them is to perform a hard-restart (hold down the home and power buttons for as many seconds as it takes for the Apple logo to reappear on the screen).
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101 Comments

55. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Yeah you said GS6 but that and the edge are different, that threw me off because the regular GS6 was spot on perfect out if the box. It's different though because the edge manufacturing process was brand new. Different from this entirely.

65. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Yeah... then why iphone 6 are affected as well? I had client thats got the iphone 6 about a year ago and since they use ios 9 its has all those issue and get pretty warm to the touch... stop giving excuses for Apple fail.

85. discharge unregistered

My note 5 and s6 edge plus never has issues yes has a few but we're easy fixes in my settings but all good now

7. basher

Posts: 105; Member since: Sep 20, 2015

It's the latest Apple's battery saver, but is still in beta. Shuts down your mobile to save your battery.

18. coldspring22

Posts: 349; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Yes iphone definitely needs better battery life. LOL

52. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

I hope your being sarcastic have you seen this years battery tests?

59. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

66. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

nothing impressive in fact. Some website sold to Apple tricked battery test to show otherwise but reality is iphone 6 to iphone 6S battery life is about the same. but yeah the iphone 6S + got a better improvement.

9. vivaapple

Posts: 31; Member since: Jun 02, 2015

You're all wrong. It's a feature. It will automaticaly shutdown to refresh the RAM.

19. dimas

Posts: 3347; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Come on. iphone 6s is just doing it's job as a daily driver. It will drive you crazy everytime you want to use it daily.

45. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

I cant tell if serious. If you are....think about that for a minute: A device shutting down to refresh the RAM. Imagine a PC doing that....

60. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Look at his username and things will get clear really quickly.

104. DialtoneHumm

Posts: 28; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

They also updated the ultra super charger function of the 6s if you put it in the microwave to charge it.

11. dimas

Posts: 3347; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

I want to know darkjeddi's opinion on this. He's using iphone so he can say if the device is fully faulty or not.

24. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

I wouldn't rely on him. He loves Apple and is a sample size of exactly 1.

35. alouden unregistered

He's pretty impartial. Loves Apple, but he's impartial (loves Android too). Still, he is a sample of one. You need a large sample size before something rises to the level of being a problem.

46. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

My device hasn't shut down yet. It did freeze on me during set up on the wifi screen and I had to reboot and I had some lags from the new animations but that's it so far. Then again it's my work phone and I am still on vacation, I haven't actually made a call or use any apps besides safari on it yet.

12. dirtydirty00

Posts: 428; Member since: Jan 21, 2011

shutdowngate

86. discharge unregistered

#tag overheat gate too

105. DialtoneHumm

Posts: 28; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

add chipgate as well.

106. discharge unregistered

O.M.G!! L.M.A.O!! Apple gate for everything wrong

13. combatmedic870

Posts: 984; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

You did it wrong!! #SHUTDOWNGATE

15. T-rex unregistered

O thats no issue, phonearena will tell u that

16. mmajeski06

Posts: 13; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

Sister had this happen on her iPhone 6 this morning.

17. coldspring22

Posts: 349; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Iphone - It just works!

22. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Problems happen, no need to make it a Apple/Google/Samsung battle. Every phone has some problem or other.

68. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Every iphone or ios launch as problem since ios 6 lol.. When its happen from time to time ok but when its happen everytime there something wrong. So Apple need to stop been a cheap ass money hungry corporation and put more cash into quality testing before selling crappy betaware phone.

79. AlikMalix unregistered

Yep, I guess you live in a universe where Android doesn't exist, otherwise you'd be posting the same thing for Samsung, LG, Sony, and etc... Why only attack Apple - Look at Lollipop, look at any Android version: any new version of Android only covers under 20% of the market for the first year and they still find problems... At least Apple hits 50-70% within a month world wide - you are gonna find some infinite combination of apps, settings and devices to run into a problem. Think logically for a minute....

93. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

True, Apple has good ecosystem and that's what i love from iOS but saying they don't have any issues is totally lie. My iPad/iPod touch oftenly crash and force close an apps many times but that's all i can say since i used them as secondary device and not relying too much on them so it won't be a big problem.
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