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General LED Notifications Last Only 5 Minutes?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Jayinla, May 6, 2010.

  1. Jayinla

    Jayinla Member
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    Hi...I'm curious to know if there is a way to increase the LED notifications for emails and texts to anything more then 5 minutes. It seems kinda pointless to notify for only 5 minutes especially if you are away from your phone or did not hear any notifiers. After 5 minutes you will still need to unlock the phone to check for something. I have just moved from the Motorola Droid to the Incredible and noticed that the Droid's LED notification blinked until the message was open regardless of that duration. Any ideas?
     

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  2. booser4

    booser4 Well-Known Member
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    This is an issue that has been identified by multiple people. Hopefully HTC / Verizon will put out an update that fixes it soon. Not a horrible bug, but yea its fairly ******ed.
     
  3. msingewald

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    The other problem is how weak the LED is. It is hardly noticeable after coming from a Blackberry. Small issue is that the LED won't blink if you are charging.
     
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  4. jayefef

    jayefef Well-Known Member
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    Yeah it is a little frustrating. even my old enV 2 had a reminder for texts and voicemail... hopefully an update takes care of this...
     
  5. DroidPower

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    I think it may be a battery saver to only indicate/blink for 5-10 minutes, lets face it people who are away from their phone, or were unable to monitor their phone for 10 minutes or more, check it. i know people who check their phone constantly, or who are constantly on their phone, texting, web, email, or talking.

    I find it to be a non-issue, i do think the option to have a timer, 10, 20, 30, or 60 minutes could of been a feature.
     
  6. Steel36

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    I think that if they're looking at blinking led's as a battery saver, they're starting on the wrong end of the issue.
     
  7. cdodge

    cdodge Well-Known Member
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    I agree with all the above :) frustrating but not a major issue for me
     
  8. crimton

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    i agree as well thee led should be able to blink for as long as the user wants it to. also i don't get any notifications at all while its plugged in at night when i'm sleeping which kinda sucks.
     
  9. Dream

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    Agreed!
     

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