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    Question LED Status light?

    I turned it on in settings and I don't see it blinking? Is everyone using or even know about it? Does it work for specific apps only? I'm getting txts and stuff but just get notification/badge in phone, no status light...
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    I don't think there is a notification LED light on the iPhone5.... (I assume you are referring to the notification light like on BlackBerry devices).
    I know there is an app for it, but it only makes your flash LED light up, and I'm not sure if you can get different colors - just a white burst
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jdeezy85 View Post
    I turned it on in settings and I don't see it blinking? Is everyone using or even know about it? Does it work for specific apps only? I'm getting txts and stuff but just get notification/badge in phone, no status light...
    The only "LED status light" is a kludgy implementation of the camera flash as a LED. Thankfully, there is no LED notification like a la BlackBerry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fausty82 View Post
    The only "LED status light" is a kludgy implementation of the camera flash as a LED. Thankfully, there is no LED notification like a la BlackBerry.
    I actually LOVE the LED light on my BlackBerry (still waiting on the iPhone5). Plus I'm sure that it would be able to be turned off...
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    Default Re: LED Status light?

    I thought there is a led light in the front next to the earpiece on the left? Change the LED Alert - IPHONE 5 16GB
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jdeezy85 View Post
    I thought there is a led light in the front next to the earpiece on the left? Change the LED Alert - IPHONE 5 16GB
    " The camera flash may be used to help notify of missed calls or other alerts.

    To enable LED alerts from the home screen, tap Settings."

    From that link you just posted. It's the camera flash, nothing on the front. iOS6 must have implemented the feature instead of needing an app like before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jdeezy85 View Post
    I thought there is a led light in the front next to the earpiece on the left? Change the LED Alert - IPHONE 5 16GB
    That is the proximity sensor. It does not light up.
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    Ehhh that sucks I miss my status light
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    Aw jeez, not this **** again....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jdeezy85 View Post
    I thought there is a led light in the front next to the earpiece on the left? Change the LED Alert - IPHONE 5 16GB
    You thought wrong. There is NO dedicated LED anywhere on the iPhone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fausty82 View Post
    Thankfully, there is no LED notification like a la BlackBerry.
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    How ironic that you're using a Cowboys image... they must have been getting busy with the popcorn last night, too. #daBears
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fausty82 View Post
    How ironic that you're using a Cowboys image... they must have been getting busy with the popcorn last night, too. #daBears


    Perfection.
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    Default LED Status light?

    More like this.....worst gm ever
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fausty82 View Post
    The only "LED status light" is a kludgy implementation of the camera flash as a LED. Thankfully, there is no LED notification like a la BlackBerry.
    THANKFULLY is right I couldn't stand that shiit!!
    Quote Originally Posted by kch50428 View Post
    Aw jeez, not this **** again....
    LOL!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by coltsbr View Post
    That is the proximity sensor. It does not light up.
    AND light sensor...
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    Quote Originally Posted by SaMaster14 View Post
    " The camera flash may be used to help notify of missed calls or other alerts.

    To enable LED alerts from the home screen, tap Settings."

    From that link you just posted. It's the camera flash, nothing on the front. iOS6 must have implemented the feature instead of needing an app like before.
    didn't need an app for ios5,it's in settings as an option.i used to use it while i was driving a truck and couldn't feel the vibration.
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    The blackberry status led was awesome. I could tell who contacted me, and how they contacted me without even waking my phone. The iphone was is a nice try. Its only feature is that you have a notification, it does not continue nor does it alert you on the type of message or who it was even from.

    ---------- Post Merged at 02:30 AM ---------- Previous Post was at 02:30 AM ----------

    The blackberry status led was awesome. I could tell who contacted me, and how they contacted me without even waking my phone. The iphone was is a nice try. Its only feature is that you have a notification, it does not continue nor does it alert you on the type of message or who it was even from.
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    Quote Originally Posted by emwood View Post
    The blackberry status led was awesome. I could tell who contacted me, and how they contacted me without even waking my phone. The iphone was is a nice try. Its only feature is that you have a notification, it does not continue nor does it alert you on the type of message or who it was even from.
    Yes, your BlackBerry could. Your iPhone can't. I (and many others) prefer it that way. Others don't. At the present time, if you want that feature, get a BlackBerry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by emwood View Post
    The blackberry status led was awesome. I could tell who contacted me, and how they contacted me without even waking my phone. The iphone was is a nice try. Its only feature is that you have a notification, it does not continue nor does it alert you on the type of message or who it was even from.
    iPhone does have a notification feature via the rear LED light (if you want that sort of redundant crap), you can also set your phone to remind you (audibly and visually on screen) of a message up to 10 times (in 2min. intervals). The messages are all labeled with who they are from as well as a preview to the message.

    Any other BS you want to throw out there for us to dispel newbie? You want a rainbow emitting LED? Go play with your...lol...Storm.
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    I thought I would miss the notification LED on my BB, but... I don't.
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    Quote Originally Posted by emwood View Post
    The blackberry status led was awesome. I could tell who contacted me, and how they contacted me without even waking my phone. The iphone was is a nice try. Its only feature is that you have a notification, it does not continue nor does it alert you on the type of message or who it was even from.
    do you even own an iDevice?
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    I am really struggling why people leave one phone platform for another and then spend all of their waking hours complaining that it's not like the platform that they just abandoned. If people did sufficient research prior to jumping ship for the unknown. Investigate where you're going, then decide if what you're giving up is stuff you can live without. It's about choices and options.
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    This is a topic on the led status light. I stated my opinion, others choose to state their belief in apple. I was not complaining, and have had idevices for the past 3 years. I know what to expect from them and i know what i can get out of them. If a blackberry fan hears abojt "iphone led" they will originally think of the traditional bb status led. My post explains what it is and what its limits are. I dont currently use the feature on my i5, but i can see it someday coming in handy if my phone is on silent but not near me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emwood View Post
    This is a topic on the led status light. I stated my opinion, others choose to state their belief in apple. I was not complaining, and have had idevices for the past 3 years. I know what to expect from them and i know what i can get out of them. If a blackberry fan hears abojt "iphone led" they will originally think of the traditional bb status led. My post explains what it is and what its limits are. I dont currently use the feature on my i5, but i can see it someday coming in handy if my phone is on silent but not near me.
    A BB like LED is a redundancy that is unneeded on the iPhone...especially considering that the LED was considered an important "feature" back when phones were still primarily phones (like most BB devices still are). Most smart phones are pocket computers these days that we keep with us more personally than anyone did when the LED was a big feature on the BB's. Back when i used BB's, i checked my phone about half as much as i do my iPhone because, quite simply, there wasn't as much going on outside phone calls and text's.
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