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Use Samsung Galaxy Phone as Flashlight / Torch without App

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Most of the Android smartphones or Samsung Galaxy smartphones with camera also feature single or dual LED flash at the back.  The LED flash on your Android device allows you to take better still shots in dark or in low light conditions. Apart from using LED flash for image capturing needs, people also use LED flash of their device as torch or flashlight. However, to use LED flash as torch you have to relay on third party apps. But, if you are using a Samsung Galaxy device then you can use torch on your device without any third party apps. Here is how to Use Samsung Galaxy Phone as Flashlight / Torch without App.

Use Samsung Galaxy Phone as Flashlight  Torch without App

Most of the mobile manufacturers don’t advise users to use Android devices LED flash and torch or flashlight, because this can drain your device’s battery pretty fast. This is also the reason why most of the Android device maker never include flashlight app on their device out of the box.

Now if you use Samsung Galaxy Android phones then you can use LED flash as torch without using any third party apps. This is because Samsung Android devices comes pre-installed with a torch app or widget called Assistive light. Assistive light is a pre-installed widget on Samsung Galaxy devices and allows you to turn on flashlight on your Samsung Galaxy device with a single tap. This app is built into Samsung’s Touchwiz launcher and you don’t need to download a third party flashlight from the Google Play Store.

If you are using your Samsung Galaxy device with Touchwiz UI, here is how to Use Samsung Galaxy Phone as Flashlight / Torch without App.

Use Samsung Galaxy Phone as Flashlight / Torch without App

Use Flash as Torch in Samsung Galaxy Device

  1. Unlock your Samsung Galaxy Device
  2. Press and hold on your Home Screen to bring up the Home Screen Menu.
  3. Now, tap on Apps and Widgets
  4. Next, tap on Widget tab and find Assistive light widget.
  5. Tap and hold on Assistive light widget and place it on your Phone’s screen

That’s it! Now whenever you want to turn on torch on your Samsung Galaxy device tap on Assistive light widget and tap on Assistive light widget to turn it off. However, do note that Assistive light widget can only work as flashlight and won’t have features like SOS etc which you can find in third party apps. So this was about how to use Samsung Galaxy phone as flashlight / torch without App. Do let us know your views in the comments below.

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