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Free Flashlight

by Appsent Minded, LLC
Rated: Guidance Suggested
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (148 customer reviews)

Price: FREE
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: April 22, 2011
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (148 customer reviews)
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Product Features

  • Light up your home screen to maximum brightness
  • Dim the light with a swipe of the finger
  • Change the color of the screen's light

Product Description

How many times have you found the need for some illumination when you're out and about with your Android smartphone in hand instead of a true flashlight? Resorting to the milky light of your phone's home screen is usually just not enough. Avoiding such situations in the future is easy with the Free Flashlight app installed on your Android.

The app amplifies your phone's screen-lighting ability to its highest possible brightness! If this is too bright, just swipe down on the screen to dim the intensity for a softer, more gentle glow. You can also alter the quality of the light by choosing from blue, red, green and purple tones. Also, because you are using your screen, Free Flashlight will not drain your battery as quickly as using flashlight apps that tap into your phone's LED camera lights.

Technical Details

  • Size: 174.9KB
  • Version: 1.0
  • Developed By: Appsent Minded, LLC
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Open network sockets
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.2
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 10 seconds

Customer Reviews

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55 of 58 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Does not drain battery August 6, 2012
This is the best flashlight app that I have come across. The best in the category it does not drain my Android battery. Since it uses the screen, the apps is a true boon for users who are worried about battery life. The flashlight allows me to choose from blue, green, purple and white tones. I like the pure white light better than others. The light is of high intensity and helps me move around in the dark without tripping. It is the most simplified flashlight I have ever come across.

Though I have tried quite a few flashlight apps available in the market I did not find anything as effective as this one. I would definitely recommend it to my friends.
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25 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars flashlight December 10, 2012
By Reader
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Nice little app. Easy to use and exactly what I was looking for. That is all this is though, a flashlight.
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26 of 29 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars works fine October 3, 2011
By Patti
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Very basic, but works just fine. Like the colors. No bells and whistles, very easy to use. Like the full screen. Using droid x
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent lighting January 1, 2013
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This is the flashlight app to get!@! Very bright on all colors. If ya have a Kindle Fire, get this one!!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars FUnny February 2, 2013
By Melissa
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I really like my flashlight on my kindle! I'm not kidding it has actually been very handy at times and it is very bright like a flashlight! It helps me see in the dark!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars not what i expected August 14, 2012
By Chloe
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It wouldn't turn on or off when I wanted it to. I had to repetitiously tap the screen and it didn't change colors like it said it would.
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12 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars works as advertised December 5, 2011
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This app turns on the display with full-intensity white. Works fine as a flashlight for finding or avoiding things nearby.

Its free, it works. Everyone happy, despite the wee advert.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not that good to use >:-( June 27, 2013
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I know it is handy but what is the point if the light on my Kindle Fire is actually brighter than this app. Plus, usually I don't use my Kindle Fire after 11 so the app does not has much of a use. Though, it is o.k. in an emergency situation and a flashlight is needed. Otherwise, I would not recommend this app. Don't waste storage room with this app.
Swipe Screen=turn light on/off
(That is for the ones who want to buy this app)
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