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How to Change LED Notification Color in Samsung Galaxy S3

Galaxy S3 is one of the best Android Smartphone from Samsung which dominates android market for no doubt. And the reason which makes this Smartphone dominate over other Smartphone, Is its amazing features and support for everything which a mobile must have in this century. One feature out of them is LED notificationnotification, which is followed by a couple of sensors and front facing camera on the top of Galaxy S3.

How to Change the LED Notification Color and Flashing Frequency for Special tasks in Samsung Galaxy S3

What is LED Notification in Samsung Galaxy S3

Basically, this LED notification feature of Galaxy S3 helps you to know the current status of your Smartphone. Whenever you receive an email, missed call, mobile battery gets low and much more. One thing which I really like about this feature is that, without pressing the power button you can wake up your Smartphone screen and enter password if you are using security. And you will get all this just because of one feature of your Samsung Galaxy S3 i.e. LED notification checking light color and flashing frequency.

How to Setup LED Notification in Samsung Galaxy S3

Setting up LED Notification and Flashing frequency in galaxy S3 is very easy. You can enable this feature just by going to “Setting” and then “LED indicator”. Under this feature you can enable LED Light up

1.  When the device is connected to the charger.

2. Battery is low

3. You have a missed call

4. Got Messages and Emails

5. Any application events and more

Now this sounds really cool to me, this feature has one weak point that Galaxy S3 LED notification default system setting didn’t allow you to set the LED notification color and flashing frequency. Some users showed up their desires to change the LED notification according to their taste. So to help those users I decided to publish this article in which I intend to share with you using which you can change the LED notification color and flash frequency for both Rooted and Non Rooted Samsung Galaxy S3. So lets we starts with a tutorial for the Rooted android phone.

Setup LED Notification in Rooted Samsung Galaxy S3

If your Smartphone is rooted, then all you need to do is, go to system file and then manually setup LED Notification color and flashing frequency. If your phone is not rooted yet and looking for a tutorial about How to root the latest Samsung I9300 Galaxy S3.

Setup LED Notification in Non Rooted Samsung Galaxy S3

light manager for android

If you haven’t rooted Galaxy S3 device or you don’t want to root your newly purchased Smartphone, then not to worry because we have an amazing android app named as Light Manager, using which you can configure LED color and its flashing frequency for notification. Some of the features which you can configure using this are listed below

  • Miss call
  • SMS
  • MMS
  • Gmail
  • Calendar reminder
  • Google Talk
  • Email
  • Facebook and Messenger
  • Twitter
  • WhatsApp
  • LINE
  • GO SMS Pro
  • Handcent SMS
  • Some 3rd party apps (Only applicable in Alternating Mode
  • Low battery
  • Battery charging
  • Battery charged
  • No signal
  • No 3G/4G
  • No Wifi
  • Silent Mode On
  • Mobile Data On
  • Wifi On
  • Bluetooth On

There are two operating modes:

1. Normal Mode – Only LED color for the first notification will be flashing
2. Alternating Mode – A few LED colors will be flashing alternately when multiple notifications are received

Things to keep in mind when using Samsung Galaxy SIII (JB) which are

  • The device’s screen needs to be turned off in order for the notification LED to work
  • You need to go to Setting > Display > LED indicator and enable “Notifications” in order for this application to work

This app work awesome as I had already used this app on my Galaxy S3, so give a try to this app and don’t forget to share your feedback with us.

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Viney Dhiman
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