mic_888 · Jan 20, 2011 at 06:00 am

Backlit Buttons With Keep The Lights On

If you want to keep the LEDs behind your Samsung Galaxy device buttons on whilst the screen is on, try out Keep The Lights On – an Android app developed by XDA forum member Guardian_Bob.

One of the main reasons for this app, is for those of you who have installed i9000 based ROMs on your device. Although the stock ROM turns on the LEDs when you touch the screen, the i9000 based ROMs do not or have a timeout of approx 3 seconds.

Be assured that surface LEDs draw very little power, so no need to worry about battery drain. Additionally, Keep The Lights On 1.3 works with other BLN apps such as Blinky.

Keep The Lights On is a widget based app hence won’t appear in your app list. The app is available free from the Market (although a Pro version is also available with more features).

For more information, head on over to the application thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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