How to Fix Flashlight Not Turning Off Issue on your Android Device

It’s a common issue for Android devices when the Flashlight app simply refuses to turn Off. There are several reasons for this issue to occur and several fixes as well. But the golden rule you need to remember is to not let the Flashlight stay On for long, it can overheat your device and battery. Simply reboot your device whenever flashlight doesn’t turn off.

Usually, flashlight issues occur when you’re using a 3rd-party app to control flashlight on the device or when you have a custom ROM, Kernel or MODs installed on your device.

One simple solution to fix a flashlight not turning off is to reboot your device. And if you’re not able to reboot your device by the usual ways, try removing the battery or force reboot by pressing Power and Volume buttons together for a few seconds.

How to Fix Flashlight not Turning Off Issue on Android

  1. Reboot your device.
  2. Use only the Flashlight app that came pre-installed on your device OR the Flashlight toggle in quick settings panel.
  3. Disable any feature that automatically turns On Flashlight on your device.
    └ Like the chop chop feature on Moto devices.
  4. Update to the latest available Android version for your device. This may fix the issue because not all Flashlight apps are compatible with older versions of Android.

Happy Androiding!

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  1. you can hold it for an extended period of time without getting hand fatigued.

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