How to Switch On Torch/Flashlight in Samsung Smartphones?

Last Update date : 2016.12.08

There are two methods to switch on the torch or flashlight function. Please try both methods if you are not sure which method applies to your Smartphone.


Please note that the Chinese version of this FAQ is also available.



Method I. Notification Board


1. From the home screen, scroll down the notification board

2. You will see part of the notification board, tap "Edit" or down arrow to see more


3. Look for the "Torch" widget, tap it and turn on the Torch




Alternative for Step 2.


If there is no EDIT button, please press the down arrow button instead.





Method II. Widgets


This method usually applies to previous models.


Please note that torch or flashlight function is not available in some old phone models.



1. From the Home Screen, pinch the screen using two fingers


2. Tap "Widget"


3. Go to Widget section and search for the Torch widget


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4. Press and hold the Torch Widget until the home screen appears


5. Put the widget at a desired place on the home screen


6. Tap the Torch Icon to switch it on


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1) Due to battery constraint, the Torch cannot be turned on for long hours.

2) Torch widget is available only for those devices that have LED flash light at the back. 



If your problem cannot be solved by the above steps, please call our service hotline (+852 3698 4698) or contact us on live chat .





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