The Android platform allows for a wide variety of changes and customization, one of which is the LED light customization. However many do not know how to go about this to add color and give an idea which of their apps or friends is demanding attention via the notification light.
If your one of those, this article is meant for you, it will walk you through customizing your LED notification light for the fun of it and in most cases, to help you identify which of your applications is seeking your honorable attention.
Stick with me on this one, it’s quite easy since the LED notification light can tell a wide range of information about your phone just by the light, attaching colors for when your battery is low, emails, chat from special friends, junk texts etc. could save you from having to pop open your display screen at every notification, if you’re not set up with this, your smartphone will shed tears of underutilization.
In customizing you LED notification, you’ll need some basic tools first of which is to have an Android device which comes packing a LED notification light feature, without which the sole purpose of this article is defeated. The notification light is always on the front camera row on the front panel, most often than not, it takes its place chiefly near the camera sensor on the top bezel of your smartphone.
Once you’ve successfully passed this stage, it a safe landing from here although its worthy of note that some LED lights cannot be altered or modified based on their workings, if your smartphone falls into this category, we are sorry but here’s where the tutorial ends.
You can, however, take a second look at your phone specifications to ascertain if truly your smartphone supports the LED light tweaking or not.
After all the basic checks above has been conducted, we will be employing the services of third party application in achieving our dear aim. Choose wisely a third party application suitable for your OS and device and the purpose of this tutorial; the Light Manager application will be used as it provides a wide range of customizable features and does not require root access to your smartphone.
With the application checked, it is worthy also to note that the application works great on the Android 4.3 Jellybean OS and above. Please Note, it is advisable to source for other applications for your phone in case the Light Manager proves incompatible with you device.
Upon installation of the Light Manager application, provide the third party app with control access, and this can be done primarily via the setup screen where you grant the application access to control the LED light on your phone. This step is essential as it is the backbone of all customizable features which your LED notification light holds.
Once you’re done installing the application, access the app and manage notifications light for other apps. This can be achieved through accessing the application which gives a list of all other applications installed on your device with support for LED light notification including your WhatsApp, Gmail, calls, texts, etc. You can from this panel tap on each app to customize their LED displays.