OI Flashlight

The OpenIntents Flashlight for Androidâ„¢ helps you find your way in the dark by keeping the display backlight turned on while this application is running.

Download: Flashlight-1.1.apk

Currently, Open Intents Flashlight supports the following functions:

  • Wake lock while application is active.
  • Pick a color for the light (requires OI Color Picker).
  • Tap the screen or wait for 5 seconds to make it completely blank.

Color setting

You can select a color for the flashlight.

Try it out

  • Press menu / Color.
  • Pick a color by touching the color wheel or one of the color bars.
  • Press the disc in the center of the color wheel to select the color.

Release notes

release: 1.1
date: 2012-01-01
- new setting to use camera flash (Google Code-in task by Shuhao)
- new translations by Google Code-in students

release: 1.0.7
date: 2011-02-04
- new application icon for Android 2.0 or higher.
- allow app installation on external storage
(requires Android 2.2 or higher)
- support Android 2.3.
- translations into various languages.

release: 1.0.6
date: 2010-07-22
- translations: Occitan (post 1500)
- Modularized Color Picker:
Launches Android Market when color picker not found

release: 1.0.5
date: 2010-04-25
- Fix size of color picker widget for high density
devices (patch by Karl Ostmo, issue 267).
- Bugfix: Keep color on screen rotation (patch by
Karl Ostmo, issue 243).
- New preference to keep color (patch by Karl Ostmo)
- Translations: Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese,
Korean, Lao, Romanian, Russian, Spanish

release: 1.0.4
date: 2009-05-13

- Make compatible with SDK 1.5 (Cupcake)
and maintain backward compatibility with 1.0 and 1.1
- Introduce new intents to invoke Flashlight

release: 1.0.3
date: 2008-11-19

- Bugfix: Set wake lock to bright instead of dim.
- Remove Internet permission

release: 1.0.2
date: 2008-10-30

- Flashlight now uses HardwareService to set the
brightness to maximum.

release: 1.0.1
date: 2008-10-30

- Set brightness to maximum.
- Remove icon and notification bar by tapping the screen
or by timeout.

release: 1.0.0
date: 2008-10-27

- First public release on Android SDK 1.0.

- Wake lock while application is active.
- Pick a color for the light.