The tiny little led-light mostly located at the top of the front on Android phones featuring them. Notifications can use them to flash/blink/burn in different colors.

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Red notification light on Nexus 4, won't power on, device unresponsive

This morning my Nexus 4 wouldn't turn on, so I plugged it in, but the white battery recharging icon doesn't show up when I press Power, and holding Power doesn't turn on the phone. Instead the ...
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What's the default Nexus 4 indicator LED behavior?

What is the default behavior of the Nexus 4 indicator LED? When is it lit, in what colors, and why? Google's official Nexus 4 documentation doesn't apparently cover the LED. I googled and found apps ...
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Is it possible to change the LED notification color on Galaxy S3?

I want to be able to select which colors show up for different notifications such as sms email facebook and phone calls. I know the led for the s3 is capable of showing multiple colors but don't know ...
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What does it mean if my HTC Incredible's notification light flashes between green and amber?

I was driving today and my phone was in its holder. At the time, I was using it for GPS and Pandora, and it was plugged in using my car charger. At one point, the notification LED began to flash in ...
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Meaning of notification LED colour for Samsung Galaxy S III?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.0.1 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Is there any meaning to the colour of the LED indicator? It sometimes lights as red, green or blue. What do each of these ...
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How can I disable the front status LED when charging my device?

Charging my smartphone the front LED is always shining annoyingly green. This bothers me especially while reading an ebook which is why I am looking for a way to disable this feature. So how do I ...
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Backup Notification Led (Pulse Light) Configuration

I recently switched from CyanogenMod to Paranoid Android on my Nexus. I knew I would lose most of my settings, but I felt rather stupid when I realised I had lost all of my carefully defined Pulse ...
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LED wont turn off

After receiving a message the LED was blinking for notification. After reading the message, the LED shines in dark blue and wont go into previous state, i.e. turn itself off. I tried to restart the ...
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Can I change the time interval between flashes of the notification led on the HTC incredible?

I want to be able to change the time interval between flashes of the LED when I have a new notification. Is this possible on the HTC Incredible running 2.1 (eclair) or even on 2.2 (froyo)? I don't ...
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Is there a way to control the blink speed of the notification LED on Nexus 4?

On my Nexus 4, when I get a notification the LED blinks. However it is very slow so you can't notice it with a quick glance at the phone. Is there a way to make the LED blink faster?
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Can you change the colour of the LED light on the Samsung Galaxy S3?

On the top of the phone there's a light that flashes blue when you get a text. Is there an app or setting that can change this so the colour is different for some senders who text you?
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SGS3: I have all LED indicators turned off, still get blue led when gmail sees an email and screen is off

If I have LED Indicator/missed event set to off I wouldn't expect to see the blue led flashing. I want the incoming email noise and icon as usual, just don't want it flashing away (I'm trying to ...
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*Flickering* red notification light?

I have a Droid 2 Global that I got a few days ago. Today, its notification light started flickering red. Not flashing or blinking, but flickering. It will be dim and then get bright randomly, but ...
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Why my Nexus 4 keeps blinking the notification LED?

The notification LED in my device is always blinking. There's nothing in the notification area and it keeps blinking. Sometimes its a dark blue / violet and sometimes it changes to a white light. I ...
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Notification LED's generic power consumption

I know that all phones got different hardware, and that leads uses just a little power, but: What if I set my LED notification frequency to high (like the light will pulse faster)? How much would ...
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LED on Xperia Z only in operation while charging

Using the LED to know when a notification is available is of great use to me, but my new Sony Xperia Z appears to only turn on the LED notification light while it is on charge. It turns orange to say ...
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Nexus 4 does not turn it on and blinking red notification light only

This morning, my Nexus 4 (Android 5.0.1) had some issues about Google apps crashing. I decided to do factory reset, so I went to Settings and apply factory reset, it was showing power turn-off, then ...
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Turning off LED light for Gmail notifications on Galaxy S4

I have email notifications turned off on Galaxy S4 and I'm still getting the blue LED indicator every time I receive an email from Gmail. How do I turn that off?
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Prevent LED flashing when tablet is on standby

My Xperia Z tablet has a really bright LED that flashes when it is in standby (that is when the screen is blank). In fact, I am not sure it does it all the time, but it is very annoying if it is in ...
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LED light DROID 4

Can you change the color of the LED light on the DROID 4? Like is there an app or anything? If so, what's the name of the app, and how?
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Nexus-5 pulse notification LED wont work after lollipop OTA update

I got OTA update for my nexus 5 and one thing I noticed is my pulse notification light won't work after the update..no matter its a call or a watsapp message. Then I tried installing light flow it ...
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LED status light

The light at the top of my phone is always flashing various colours. How do I know what they mean and how do I turn them off? It's Kitkat on Xperia Z2.
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Asus memo pad 8 led notification

Hi there I have an ASUS MeMO Pad 8 ME181C I want to know is there a proximity sensor or a notification led on right hand side of the tablet. If it's a notification led how does it work? Thanks...
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Google Nexus 4 Battery icon does not appear while charging

It so happened that my LG google nexus 4 was water damaged. I kept it under a bulb to dry the water for 1 day Next day I took it to LG service center, he opened the phone and removed the water and ...
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How to make notification lights turn off automatically when new email is read from another platform?

I'm using a Samsung S3 and I currently have the notification LED indicator option ON when an email arrives. Is there a way to make the flashing blue light stops when I read this new email from ...
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Instagram LED Notifications

I have a custom ROM on my S3, but that shouldn't really be the issue here. I am on JB 4.2.2. With my custom ROM I am able to set up different colors of the LED notification for each app that I want. ...
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Notification light on Galaxy S3 SGH-T999V with Cyanogenmod 10

I'm trying to get custom notification lights working on applications I define on my GS3. I went to Settings > System > Notification Light and added an app with the colour I want. The light doesn't ...
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No voicemail LED notification or ambient display notification when cellular data disabled

I have observed the following behavior on my Nexus 5X with Project Fi: When cellular data is enabled, a voicemail message will trigger ambient display and the LED notification. When cellular data is ...
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Test LED notification light on Blu Life One X

I tried to use tasker with my phone and use the LED notification light, but I can't seem to get it to work. Then, I downloaded this, but that didn't work either. Is there some reason why android is ...
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Change notification light blink frequency in android 5.0

Whenever a message or call comes and is unseen, notification led blinks but with lesser frequency. I'm missing it frequently. I want the notification light to blink at a more frequency, or be ...
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Change LED for charging

How can I change my LED to show colour, when it is charging. More specifically, how can I change these colours? I am using a rooted Sony Xperia E C1505. I do not want to use an app, for storage ...
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Xperia M dim green LED continuously flashing

My Xperia M has just been saved from being water damaged (It fell in bathroom and the tap water spilled into it). But the Green LED is continuously flashing. Is there any way, so that I could turn it ...
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Nexus 4 - How to change led configuration?

How to change led colors and configuration in the Android settings without lightflow in Nexus 4?