1. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    When I heard iOS 7 was coming with a built in flashlight on the control panel, I sent the developer of my flashlight app an email and told him I planned to continue using his app. He replied with a huge thanks. Why would I keep it? I like the features and is faster to open than pulling up the control panel. It really is a great flashlight app. It's simply called, "Light". It has what I call no nonsense features. You can make the screen completely dark while using it. I don't like having light from my screen shining back at me. Hiding the status bar is optional. Do you still use a 3rd party flashlight?
    07-31-2014 09:16 AM
  2. pr1nce's Avatar
    No, I never did. I use the built in flashlight on a regular basis though.
    07-31-2014 09:21 AM
  3. Antron's Avatar
    Nope. I use the built in one as well.
    07-31-2014 09:32 AM
  4. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Same here, I use the built in flashlight when needed.
    07-31-2014 09:36 AM
  5. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    No, I never did. I use the built in flashlight on a regular basis though.
    If you don't like light shining back at you, you can keep a black wallpaper on your camera roll and lower the panel and bring up the black screen from photos. I have this thing about if an intruder is in my house. When I shine my light at him, I don't want him to see me.
    07-31-2014 09:40 AM
  6. Highrisedrifter's Avatar
    If you don't like light shining back at you, you can keep a black wallpaper on your camera roll and lower the panel and bring up the black screen from photos. I have this thing about if an intruder is in my house. When I shine my light at him, I don't want him to see me.
    I have a 1600 lumen CREE LED flashlight for that reason. It also doubles as my rifle light too.

    Back on topic, I never used a third party flashlight app and I have also never used the built in one either. I have so many torches laying about the house that I can always grab one. I have three sitting next to me at the moment for instance.

    I go shooting a lot and most of my flashlights are able to be rail mounted.
    07-31-2014 09:53 AM
  7. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I used a third party Flashlight app until iOS places one in the Control Center, and now, that is the only one I use.
    07-31-2014 10:26 AM
  8. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I have a 1600 lumen CREE LED flashlight for that reason. It also doubles as my rifle light too.

    Back on topic, I never used a third party flashlight app and I have also never used the built in one either. I have so many torches laying about the house that I can always grab one. I have three sitting next to me at the moment for instance.

    I go shooting a lot and most of my flashlights are able to be rail mounted.
    I have a decent flashlight. But I use it mostly outside. But I use my phone bedside. The other is too big. It also comes in handy in the car at night. Even with the inside lights on, it's hard to find that dime I dropped.
    07-31-2014 12:47 PM
  9. taz323's Avatar
    Im liking the one in the control center.
    07-31-2014 03:44 PM
  10. leanneverett95's Avatar
    I always used to use a flashlight app but now one is built in I've never felt the need to download a 3rd party flashlight the built in flashlight is good enough!


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    08-01-2014 11:12 AM
  11. TurboTiger's Avatar
    I use the one in Control Center.
    It serves my needs.
    Good Luck
    08-01-2014 07:58 PM
  12. doctordwaynewilliams's Avatar
    I use the stock one. I don't understand why anyone wouldn't.


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    08-01-2014 07:59 PM
  13. nikkisharif's Avatar
    Nope. The stock flashlight is very bright plus it's easily accessible.
    08-01-2014 08:00 PM
  14. ajl's Avatar
    There's no point, in my opinion. I do not need strobe.
    08-01-2014 09:20 PM
  15. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    There's no point with a stock flashlight in the software. & everything else Nikki said. Lol I said the same thing without reading your comment.
    08-02-2014 01:20 AM
  16. ritesh's Avatar
    Deleted 3rd party one to free precious space from my phone :-)
    I use the one in the notification centre. Incase you don't want the screen light on your face, you can press the power/lock button on top immediately after turning on the flashlight from notification centre. The screen will go off and flashlight stays on.
    08-02-2014 01:26 AM
  17. ajl's Avatar
    Deleted 3rd party one to free precious space from my phone :-)
    I use the one in the notification centre. Incase you don't want the screen light on your face, you can press the power/lock button on top immediately after turning on the flashlight from notification centre. The screen will go off and flashlight stays on.
    How much space could a flashlight really take up? Lol.
    08-02-2014 01:53 AM
  18. Ed7789's Avatar
    Same thing as everyone else, use the default flashlight
    08-02-2014 07:46 AM
  19. ritesh's Avatar
    How much space could a flashlight really take up? Lol.
    If I remember correctly, it was using up a good 13 kb.
    08-04-2014 01:31 AM
  20. ajl's Avatar
    If I remember correctly, it was using up a good 13 kb.
    Just too much..
    08-04-2014 03:21 AM
  21. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    My grandma was telling my grandpa about the flashlight the other day and he didn't know anything about it. He's been using his screen for light. LOL! "Yeah, it gives off a lot of light but it goes out quick." We looked at each other and was like no... The iPhone has a flashlight.
    08-04-2014 09:48 AM
  22. AlexJ92's Avatar
    The iphone has a flashlight?!?! Where!!... I think my final brain cell has finally given up!


    Sent from my iPhone 5S
    08-08-2014 02:16 PM
  23. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    The iphone has a flashlight?!?! Where!!... I think my final brain cell has finally given up!


    Sent from my iPhone 5S
    Swipe up from bottom to open control center. Click flashlight icon in lower left. It uses to LED camera flash as a flashlight.
    08-08-2014 03:18 PM
  24. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Using my app is faster for me because it's difficult to swipe the control center up with the Otterbox Defender on it. It takes 4.2 mb of space. Many of you have 30 gb or more of music on your phone. And you criticize a 4.2 mb flashlight? I like the features of this flashlight. Besides, I promised the developer I would keep it. LOL
    08-08-2014 03:27 PM
  25. Okris30's Avatar
    I prefer using the built in flashlight. Don't care for looking for a flashlight app now that there is an official one.


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    08-08-2014 04:49 PM
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