Flashlight "ON" by holding volume rocker on the locked phone

asked 2014-01-03 11:14:38 +0300

Silwer gravatar image

Would like to have a function to turn on flashlight of the locked phone by just holding an "Volume up " or "Volume down" rocker. On my N9 this was achieved by Button Monitor app and it was very useful.

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That would be great! Simple, but great!

Venty ( 2014-01-03 11:20:29 +0300 )edit
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I don't know if this would result in unwanted flashlight in some cases. Sure, it would be easy and fast access. Another option would be to add Flashlight to pulley menu in lock screen.

clashi ( 2014-01-03 12:18:17 +0300 )edit
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Pulley menu is not convinient. Unwanted flaslight behaviour could be avoided by setting longer (1-2 sek) volume rocker press requirement. This is how it works on my N9 and I have never had any unwanted flashlight situation.

Silwer ( 2014-01-03 13:06:19 +0300 )edit

or both volume buttons at the same time. Hard to happen accidentally and does not interfere with volume controls.

The powerbutton could be used also (2-3s long-press while locked)

qwazix ( 2014-01-04 03:07:17 +0300 )edit
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I suggest the implementation of both variants. Press On-Off button for 2 seconds swichtes the light on, press button again to switch off the light, or pulley menu option for flashlight on - off.

arbyter ( 2014-03-05 17:14:35 +0300 )edit