How to turn on the flashlight on your Android phone in 3 different ways - Business Insider

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You can turn on the flashlight on most Androids by pulling down the Quick Settings menu from the top of the screen and tapping the flashlight button.
You can also turn on the flashlight with a voice command to Google Assistant.

Some Android phones also let you turn on the flashlight with a gesture or a shake.

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There was a time when your smartphone's flashlight feature was a distant afterthought – but once people realized you could use the camera's built-in flash to illuminate a dark room, there was an explosion of third-party apps to let you easily enable the flashlight.

Eventually, the flashlight was built into the Android operating system, and today it's just a swipe away on most phones. Here's how to turn on the flashlight on your Android phone.

How to turn on the flashlight on an Android using Quick Settings

This should work for all newer phones – it has been a part of Android since 2014's Android 5.0…
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