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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by thomas123, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. thomas123

    thomas123 Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Brand new to the samsung galaxy 3.. When off - a blue light (bottom left) flashes. What is this. Thanks...
     



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  2. Mikestony

    Mikestony ~30% Carbon Black ±
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    Hello thomas123:)

    I moved your thread here to the SG3 forums.

    I have not seen a blue light on the bottom left of my screen, but could it be on the top left? A message indicator perhaps?
     
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  3. funkylogik

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    Maybe bottom left with the phone in horizontal mode?
     
  4. allDroidnow

    allDroidnow Newbie

    In horizontal mode, there is a blue light flashing on my SIII which is the Bluetooth indicator.
     
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  5. bobb050

    bobb050 Member

    Strange that this light would flash when the phone is off as is mentioned in the OP.

    Bob
     
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  6. allDroidnow

    allDroidnow Newbie

    Good point, I missed that. Mine will flash when in sleep mode, and even more noticeably when 'only visible to paired devices' is checked, but not when turned off. Thanks for pointing out the OP's original point.
     
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  7. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    Totally missed that too lol. Surely OP means when its sleepin(?)
     
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  8. cpfan

    cpfan Newbie

    From Verizon S3 manual
     
  9. nickdalzell

    nickdalzell Android Expert

    That's the notification light. BlackBerry users would understand that as it used to be strictly a BlackBerry feature. It also turns colors depending on the notification. Standard is blue for email, etc. White for new G+ data, red for charging/low battery, green for fully charged, and others I haven't even seen yet.
     
  10. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    I started using the Light Flow app really early on to change the LED notifications so i cant honestly remember what the stock ones mean but i now have a fast flashing blue light for BT and it seems to make sense...
     
  11. Gomjaba

    Gomjaba Android Enthusiast

    FLashes blue on mine when I get an email ..
     
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