1. Bob Eichel's Avatar
    I use a social media app called WeChat. Each time I receive a message the phone flashes. How do I stop this?
    08-19-2014 08:06 PM
  2. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    You mean the camera flash on the back of the phone? Do you have it enabled in General - Accessibility - LED flash for alerts?
    Bob Eichel likes this.
    08-19-2014 08:11 PM
  3. pr1nce's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore, Bob. I've never heard of WeChat. Is there a settings option? Hopefully, another member will be along soon who can help you. Good luck.
    08-19-2014 08:11 PM
  4. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    First check the app's settings, if it has them.
    Next check the app in the phone's settings menu. Scroll down and see if it's there. If so, tap it and see if that notification setting is there. Does any other notification or alert flash that way? If so, see above.


    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5
    08-19-2014 08:14 PM
  5. ajl's Avatar
    You may have the LED Flash enabled for notifications, in the Accessibility section of your Settings. Although it doesn't come turned on.
    08-19-2014 08:29 PM
  6. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore...and also try a hard reset (hold power and home button down simutaniously until Apple screen appears and release)
    08-19-2014 08:36 PM
  7. Bob Eichel's Avatar
    This was the problem. I was not aware (obviously) I had enabled flash for alerts. Thanks for your help !!
    BreakingKayfabe likes this.
    08-21-2014 08:49 PM
  8. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Great, Bob! Thanks for letting us know what solved the issue. Come visit us again.


    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5
    08-21-2014 08:55 PM

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