Will Verduzco · Aug 13, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Protect Your Device or Prank Friends With Jolt: Prank and Alarm

Have you ever wanted to play practical jokes on your friends and/or get back at the punks who mess around on your phone without permission? If so, XDA forum member roseblue has created the perfect application for you with Jolt: Prank and Alarm.

With this simple application; you can set a motion-sensitive alarm that goes off with various user-selectable sounds such as a siren, car alarm, or burp. Naturally, this application allows you to adjust the accelerometer sensitivity to prevent inadvertent confusion. Additionally, this application even allows you to set a delay between the disturbance and when the alarm goes off. In the words of the developer:

 Jolt is a small and simple ad-supported application that can be used either

  1. for making practical jokes to your friends or
  2. getting you alarmed when somebody messes with your phone

Features:

  • Many sounds to choose from (siren, car alarm, scream, farts, burp and more)
  • Choose any sound from sd card (requires a 3rd party file manager like ASTRO, OI File Manager, ES File Explorer etc)
  • Adjust the sensitivity of the motion detector
  • Choose the delay between movement and sound
  • Vibrating during playback
  • It can detect motion even when device is in stand-by mode

To get in on the pranks, make sure to continue on to the application thread. Don’t feel bad; your friends deserve it.


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willverduzco is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Will Verduzco is the Portal Administrator for the XDA-Developers Portal. He has been addicted to mobile technology since the HTC Wizard. But starting with the Nexus One, his gadget love affair shifted to Google's little green robot. He is also a Johns Hopkins University graduate in neuroscience and is now currently studying to become a physician. View willverduzco's posts and articles here.
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