Same issue today! Woke up and found the back cover was splitting due to swelling of the battery. I called support and they charged me $70 to have the battery replaced. After finding this thread of similar issues occurring, I'm disappointed that Samsung isn't recognizing this issue and providing a free replacement even being out of warranty. My s7 edge is only 15 months old, rarely ever had an issue with the phone getting hot so I don't understand how this could suddenly happen.
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