Notification Light app

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by sedgeman, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. sedgeman macrumors member

    Mar 19, 2009

    Does anyone know if there is a Notification Light app currently available?

    By this i mean an app that will light up the corner of the Iphone or create a flash when in lockscreen - just the a Blackbean?
  2. Nevrsadie macrumors regular


    Oct 31, 2006
    Dark side of the monitor
    iOS 5, settings>general>accessiblility> LED flash for alerts. its built in for you.
  3. sedgeman thread starter macrumors member

    Mar 19, 2009
  4. verwon macrumors 68030


    Jul 26, 2011
    That just uses the camera flash. Not really what you're looking for.
  5. iasca macrumors newbie

    Oct 11, 2011
    I looked into developing something with this function long ago. Something similar to the NoLED app designed for the Nexus series Android phones.

    As I recall a non-jailbroken phone will not allow applications the access to the messaging app (or notifications in general) to allow this. Even if it did allow access, no app can access the display on a locked phone to provide the visual feedback necessary to make the app useful.

    From experience, the functionality of an app of this nature is negated by the power draw of the display. The battery life hit on a Nexus S 4G was noticeable.

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