No led notifications , why?

 Please enable glance screen on Nokia 3, 5 and 6.

No led notifications , why?

Dejan Dejan Dejan Dejan
 /  edited June 14

 Please enable glance screen on Nokia 3, 5 and 6.

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  • user248 user248
     /  edited February 3

    Glance screen notifications are not energy efficient on phones with LCD screens. The glance option was/is best suited for AMOLED and SAMOLED displays which are capable of displaying individual pixels instead of powering the entire screen, draining the battery unnecessarily fast.


    Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 8 all have an LCD display.

  • Dejan Dejan Dejan Dejan
     /  edited January 13

     Nokia 8 have glance screen ... why not for 3, 5 and 6 ?

  • Unknown
     /  edited November 2017

    Does  Nokia 8 have glance screen? Anyway, Lumia 640 has LCD and glance screen!

  • user248 user248
     /  edited August 2017

    Personal opinions aside, having a glance screen option would be something I'm going to remain impartial to.


    So I'll make it a bit more simple and state some facts:

    1. LCD displays burn battery when they're on. Burning up your battery is bad, because it makes the battery deplete faster than phones that don't have their display switched on 24/7, or even at preset intervals.
    2. Turning an LCD display on for 1-2 seconds every now and then using a power button will greatly improve battery usage.

  • Dejan Dejan Dejan Dejan
     /  edited November 2017

    Ok, notification led diode drain battery too ? 


    Nokia 8 have glance screen , where is glance for nokia 3, 5 and 6 , battery life is not problem :) We know how glance and peek work with proximity sensor, not always on.

  • adrianhughes adrianhughes
     /  edited November 2017

    I agree on Glance Screen here, especially when a lot of competitors are doing the same thing now with their phones. That being said, the notification LED is the most important I feel out of anything out there.

  • At first I also was bummed out the global version of my Nokia 6 ditched the notification light. Every Android device I've had included one, but then I realized that I was so habitual I'd check my phone whether or not the LED was on or not so I got over not having the light.
  • Unknown
     /  edited June 23

    Making a control button's lights in return of deleted led woild be good for register a missed calls.

  • mb7 mb7
     /  edited June 23

    Using the navigation keys lights as the replacement of the notification LED is the simplest and cheapest way

  • Bozon Bozon
     /  edited December 2017

    mb7 

    Using the navigation keys lights as the replacement of the notification LED is the simplest and cheapest way


    You need to have access to Root.

  • mb7 mb7
     /  edited June 23

    Bozon

    You need to have access to Root.


    Yes but maybe HMD can make an app or add this option in settings ??

  • Bozon Bozon
     / 
    To use illuminated keys you need to change the phone's firmware.
    In Android 8 setting up notifications display.
  • Unknown
     /  edited December 2017

    If anyone want to try to push them (Nokia) to consider a capacitive button notification, please RT or just tweet to them!

     

    https://twitter.com/bumTUNA/status/910035640506617856


    It's the one reason that makes me worry I won't enjoy the 8 :/

  • 203 203
     /  edited June 23

     Implementing the option to configure a button backlight as a notification LED on the Nokia 8 should be seriously considered by HMD/Nokia.


  • Unknown
     /  edited January 13
    I think that hmd does not give a f about their customers. It is ridiculous not to come to a fix for this huge mistake. The only tip from support is to use 3th party **** programs for getting notifications. I think,if they do not start caring, this will be the last year for nokia. I will not buy again definetly
  • adbenj adbenj
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    Coming from an iPhone, I've never had LED notifications, nor seen the need for them. What iOS does that stock Android doesn't is illuminate the screen when you receive a notification, but you can replicate this functionality with an app such as Glimpse: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.nullgrad.glimpse (I've tried a few other, similar apps, but I've personally found Glimpse to be the best).


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    Other things I've done to make notifications harder to miss/more convenient to check (all use the free versions of the relevant apps, and none drain the battery very much battery at all):


    1. Installed Gravity Screen: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.plexnor.gravityscreenofffree


    This allows you to illuminate the screen by waving your hand over the phone's proximity sensor (up near the ear piece). The screen will also illuminate should you remove your phone from your pocket or turn it from face down to face up, as long as you uncover the proximity sensor in doing so.


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    2. Installed Pushbullet: https://www.pushbullet.com/apps


    You will need the app for your phone, as well as a browser extension or the Windows client for your PC. It displays all your notifications on your PC screen as you receive them.


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    3. Automated my phone so it deactivates 'Do not disturb' whenever I lock it (and then reactivates it whenever I unlock it).


    There are a few apps you can use for this, but I use Automate: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.llamalab.automate&hl=en_GB


    Automate does however require you to create 'flows', i.e. sets of instructions to make your phone do what you want it to do, which is a little complicated and incredibly daunting at first. I've therefore uploaded the flow I created for myself, and anyone who wishes to download it is free to do so: http://llamalab.com/automate/community/flows/17964


    As I've set it up, the flow will not change the volume of your device, so when it comes out of 'do not disturb', it will always be at the same volume as it was before. Also if you turn your phone face down when locked, 'do not disturb' will be activated, so you can do that at night and not have to worry about being woken up. Finally, locking your phone or turning it face down activates (specifically) the 'alarms only' variant of 'do not disturb'.


    Note: For reasons I've been unable to work out, the flow sometimes gets stuck when my phone is in my pocket, so it goes into 'do not disturb' mode and won't come out of it unless I unlock my phone and lock it again. I think this may be something to do with allowing the device to time out in my pocket rather than forcing it to sleep by pushing the power button. It shouldn't make a difference, but that's something to be aware of.

  • I have used 3 gen from iphone and they all have led notification. You can switch it on and off. I do not know a model which does not have(from apple) This is so basic and important feature, why some providers decide to remove it completely? A milion dollar question. For Nokia users try to use noled app. It works ok.
  • adbenj adbenj
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    You can set iPhones to use the camera flash to alert you to notifications, but you obviously need to turn your phone face down for that to be of any use, and I'm pretty sure it only flashes rather than remaining illuminated. It's an accessibility feature aimed at hearing impaired users. There is no dedicated notification LED.

  • mb7 mb7
     / 

    Older symbian Nokia use this light for notification, did you remember? 

    http://www.nokiausers.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/e32f2906267f4c3b928dfbe9270c24f7.jpg

    or in case of N8 
    https://c1.staticflickr.com/7/6192/6097457423_5f07c4583c_b.jpg

    This is the thing that I most miss on my nokia 6

  • They should use back soft button for this, with color changing diode. Like this triangle lighting blue for FB notifications, green for whatsapp and so on..
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