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toggle flashlight and silent mode with lockscreen slider

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By Proverbs2, Senior Member on 21st January 2014, 03:17 AM
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One unfortunate limitation of the CM11 lockscreen is that you can't toggle silent mode or flashlight using slider shortcuts. (Yes, you can use the notification drawer or quick settings menu, but those are more cumbersome.)

I've been experimenting with Tasker App Factory, and I've just created two very simple apps: one to toggle the flashlight (torch) and one to toggle silent mode. You can set these apps as slider shortcuts on the lockscreen. I'm not a developer, so don't expect much, but I decided to share these in case they're useful to someone.
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File Type: apk Silent_Toggle.apk - [Click for QR Code] (955.9 KB, 96 views)
File Type: apk Torch_Toggle.apk - [Click for QR Code] (954.6 KB, 122 views)
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25th May 2014, 01:14 PM |#2  
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great, i had such a habit from old samsungs where holding volume key would turn flash on by default. thanks!
10th October 2014, 09:34 AM |#3  
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i use this menu: lock screen -> action buttons. there is an option to turn on toggle sound and torch, but it is not visualized.
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