Apart from providing light in dark places to take better photos, you can use the Flashlight on your Galaxy Note 4 to find things in the dark, illuminate a dark alley and if need be, send an SOS.
i. To turn on and off the flashlight
- Long tap an empty area on a Home screen, and then select Widgets.
- Find and drag the Torch 1 x 1 widget to the Home screen.
- Now, you can tap the Torch icon to turn on the flashlight, and tap again to turn it off. Tip: The flashlight will remain on even you turn off your phone’s screen.
The stock Torch widget is a fast and simple flashlight app. But if you’re looking for a feature-rich alternative, check out Tiny Flashlight + LED.
Tiny Flashlight + LED offers turn off timer, strode mode, Morse Code mode and more.
Note: The steps here were written for Android 5.0.1 on a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910C). If you’re having a different model of Galaxy Note 4 or other version of Android, there’s a possibility that the steps and screenshots will be different.