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  1. nx1977

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    Hi all,

    Getting into android ownership after years of Nokia, and loving it.

    Is it possible though, that the LED or track ball can be made to blink so I know the phone's still on and not died? Blinks away fine when battery is low.


    Also, is it possible to have an audible alert to critical battery?
     

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    The phone beeps at 15, 10 and 5 percent battery :)

    Not sure about the LED thing though.
     
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    The LED also blinks orange once it's at or below 15% battery.
     
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    Hmmm, mine doesnt seem to beep. Only flash the LED when low.
     
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    Just checking...it's not on silent or vibrate is it?
     
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    Nope.
     
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    It will only beep exactly on 15, 10 and 5%, so maybe you're missing it then. Just had a quick look through settings and I can't find a toggle to switch the sound on or off.
     
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    Just wondered if there was an app to do it, and one that could flash that LED so I know the phone's still alive (flash the green LED would be nice).

    Things I'm missing from my Nokia's
     
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    Well, it's a bit of a work around but yeah you can do it :)

    There's an app called tasker that was posted here a while ago.

    You can make it, every X minutes, create a new notification which starts the LED flashing. You can control how often the notification occurs and how many LED flashes come with each.

    You can also pick between the green/amber LEDs.

    But something worth bearing in mind is that at the moment the app's a free beta, but it will be a paid app eventually.
     
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    Thanks, that looks exactly like what I'm after.
     
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    I have just started using Battery Alarm from YellowDogApps, seems to work well and so far is not draing the battery.
     
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    Tasker does not appear to be in the apps market.
     
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    At the moment he only hosts it on his website. I guess it will be on the market when it's out of beta though, as it's going to be a paid app.
     
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    I thought as much cheers.
     
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