Simple app request: battery alarm

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by aerospace, Jul 4, 2008.

  1. aerospace macrumors 6502a

    Jun 26, 2007
    I use my iphone's timer to do lots of things...even time my baking. Ruining your brownies because the phone dies and you didn't realize the power was low really sucks. Every other cell I've had beeps when it gets low.

    App Request: alarm goes off when battery power reaches 5%
  2. Four20 macrumors 6502a


    Sep 22, 2007
    I could see this application being coded very easily. . .hopefully enough enough people here saw it and it might get made.
  3. Ozz.Man macrumors member

    Jun 15, 2008
  4. MikeyTree macrumors 6502

    Jan 5, 2007
    This would be handy, but I suspect that it might not be possible to do through a SDK app: this sort of program would probably need to run in the background.
  5. Danraad macrumors member


    Jul 2, 2008
    Apple is not allowing background processes on the iPhone because it wastes to much battery...
  6. aerospace thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jun 26, 2007
    I would assume the battery low pop up that shows 10% left could be altered to play a sound but it doesnt come up unless your using the phone at the time.

    It would need to be adjusted to ring anytime.

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