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  1. davidhart99

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    I usually turn my phone off in the evening before I go to sleep. Sometimes I forget whether I did so. If I press the power button and the phone was off, it starts up again. Not what I wanted!

    Is there any way to have the notification light flash to indicate that the power is on? Any other way to do this?

    Thanks.
     

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    Press volume up or down. If the phone is on the scren will light up.
     
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    Doesn't do that on the incredible, unless you have an app that enables it like widget locker installed.
     
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    Yes, I felt sort of dumb that there would be such an easy solution, but as noted this does not work on this phone. I can look into a locking app but am not sure I will do it just to address this issue.

    Too bad they don't give an option to have the notification light flash once in a while when powered on. I doubt that it would eat much battery, and knowing the Android gurus, they would make the frequency of the flashing configurable of course!
     
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    Oops, sorry. Volume +/- does turn on my Incredible but I forgot that an app enabled this. I think it might be No Lock, but am not sure because the App Market description doesn't mention it. It's a pretty small, innocuous app tho, if you want to try it.
     

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