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  1. milesbennetdyson

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    I'm looking for a basic app to turn the flashlight/torch/LED light on and off with one touch, but not a widget. Looking on the Play Store there's an awful lot of them to sift through, and a lot have suspicious permissions.

    I'm after an app where you launch the app from the app drawer and it immediately turns the light on. The app 'Darker' (a screen filter) is a good example of what I'm after - you open the app and it launches the screen filter, from where you can adjust settings if needs be. To turn it off you either tap the app icon again or use the ongoing notification.

    Anyone got any suggestions? Thanks.
     

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    I'm not aware of any one-touch flashlight apps but Tesla LED (↢ link) is a "two touch" option (one to open the app and one to press the giant lightbulb). It has only the minimal permissions required to function, and also has the option of a one-touch widget (i know i know, you said no widgets :( but, this is the best option that I'm aware of)
     
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    The Holo Torch link is dead for me and I can't find it on the Play Store :( I'll give Tesla a go. I suppose I can survive with one extra tap, ha! Thanks guys/girls
     
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    You can add the Tesla toggle widget on the homescreen. That makes it one-touch.
     
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    #6 Lordvincent 90, Dec 12, 2014
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    Two things: I found TeslaLED has an option to turn the light on when you open the app, which I is what I wanted.

    Swift Torch works great too without all the SOS stuff and I've gone for that in the end. Case closed. Thanks.
     
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    :oops: guess that will teach me to more thoroughly go through the settings lol. Glad we could help :D
     
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    Some phones have a one touch flashlight built-in. My Oppo does that, touch the flashlight icon on the home-screen and the camera LED comes on. When the phone is on stand-by, can draw a "V" on the screen and the LED comes on, even when it's locked. I use the flashlight quite often myself because of no electricity days.
     

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