You can use the Samsung Galaxy S5 flashlight app to turn the camera flash into a bright flashlight that will help illuminate a room or wherever you are. The Galaxy S5 flashlight isn’t a Maglight replacement, but it does in a pinch and is pretty bright for a smartphone.
There is no need to download a Galaxy S5 flashlight app as Samsung includes a widget that acts as a shortcut to turn the Galaxy S5 flashlight on and off. A widget is a small shortcut that you add to the Galaxy S5’s home screen. It looks like an app icon but will turn a flashlight on or off.
This guide will show you how to add the Galaxy S5 flashlight widget to your home screen and other ways to use the camera flash as a flashlight.
You don’t need to spend any money or download any apps for this to work, but you can find free Android flashlight apps that give you more control over the brightness of the flash and can even add a flash.
How to use Galaxy S5 Flashlight
Samsung includes a Galaxy S5 flashlight app with the smartphone, making it easy to access in certain modes, but it can be difficult to find at first.
For a quick tap to turn on the flashlight, you need to add the Galaxy S5 flashlight widget to your home screen. There is no simple way to add this to your lock screen, so you will need to unlock the Galaxy S5 to use the flashlight.
On your Galaxy S5 home screen until you get the screen that lets you organize your home screens. With the Wallpapers, Widgets and Home Screen settings at the bottom, you will find that your home screens are smaller than usual.
and scroll sideways until you reach it. This is a 1×1 icon that is the same size as a single app icon. and you will see your home screen again. . You can tap and hold it to reposition it, or drag it up to delete it.
You can now turn the camera flash into a flashlight. The widget is green when the flashlight is on and black when it is off. You can turn it on and off according to your need.
This is a plain Galaxy S5 flashlight and you can’t easily add it to the lock screen, but you can add it to the home screen so you can always have it. Or you can add more than one widget to have it on your most used screen.
If you need more options, you can search the Google Play Store for more Android flashlight apps, but make sure you don’t get an app that frequently uses your data to serve ads.
Using the Galaxy S5 flashlight app uses the battery faster as the LED stays on for a long time. Other than the lower battery life, this shouldn’t affect your device.
If you turn on Emergency Mode, you will now have a flashlight shortcut on a simple home screen with a power saving mode that will use your battery slower than usual. The video below explains this.
If you want to speed up the Galaxy S5, use this simple switch to launch apps faster.