Torchie

Access LED flashlight from the Volume buttons

Use the LED flash of the camera as a flashlight. Easy access this functionality by pressing both volume buttons together. It works in screen on, lock screen and screen off (when enabled from settings).

Features:

  • Turn on/off torch / flashlight / LED just by holding volume Buttons / keys together
  • Works in screen on, lock screen, even while screen off (when enabled from Settings)
  • Optimized (zero) Battery usage (unless enabled in screen off via settings)
  • Standalone torch / flashlight / LED app too!
  • Easy, innovative and handy Material Design UI
  • Very light, tiny and small (~1 MB)
  • Super fast and reliable
  • Brightest guaranteed
  • Innovative, simple & handy
  • No privacy / security issues
  • No Root required
  • No framework / plugin required

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Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 3.2.1 (34) - Added on 2019-06-10

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

    Download APK 1.5 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 3.2 (30) - Added on 2019-06-03

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

    Download APK 1.5 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 3.1 (29) - Added on 2017-12-15

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

    Download APK 1.4 MiB PGP Signature