What do the LED notification colors mean on my Galaxy phone?

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The LED indicator is located at the top left of the front of your phone. It displays various colors depending on the notifications and functions of your phone.

Note: Not all devices have LED notifications.

Notification lights

  • Blue (pulsing): the device is turning on or off.

    Blue (blinking): there is an unread notification (missed call, message etc.) or during voice recording.

  • Red (glowing): connected to a charger and charging. 

    Red (blinking): connected to a charger but not charging, or when low on battery.

  • Green (glowing): connected to a charger and fully charged.

    Green (blinking): fully charged.

  • Other colors: If you have installed third-party apps that include LED notifications, your phone may blink different colors (such as white, purple, or pink)

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