How to Enable Flashlight Blinking for Calls on iPhone

Have you ever seen an iPhone blinking camera flashlight when receiving an incoming call? You might have seen this on some Instagram reel videos as well. iPhone is a status symbol in our society today and its users never miss any chance to show other people that they have an iPhone.

Enable flashlight blinking for calls on iPhone


Now suppose you are with some people and suddenly your iPhone starts blinking its flashlight with the original iPhone ringtone playing at the same time, this will definitely grab the attention of people around you. If you have kept your phone on a silent mode, blinking flashlight visuals can also be useful to let you that you are receiving a call.

Do you also want to make your iPhone blink the camera flashlight when you get an incoming call? You might have searched your iPhone settings to find this feature. Well, if you failed to find it, then don’t worry as we are going to share a complete step-by-step guide in this tutorial to help you enable flashlight blinking for calls on your iPhone.

Get flashlight blinking on receiving calls on iPhone

The flashlight blinking feature for incoming calls is available in the accessibility settings on iPhone and it’s officially called LED Flash for Alerts. When enabled, this feature also gives flashlight alert for new notifications apart from the receiving calls. You can also specifically choose to turn on this feature when you phone is on silent mode.

Follow these simple steps to enable flashlight blinking upon receiving a call on your iPhone –

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down a bit and click Accessibility option.
    Accessibility settings in iPhone
  3. Here you will find Audio/Visual option under Hearing. Simply, click on it.
    Audio/Visual Accessibility settings
  4. Now there is an option called LED Flash for Alerts. Just toggle the button to turn it on. This will enable flashlight blinking for the incoming calls and new notifications.
    Enable LED flashlight alter for calls
  5. Upon enabling LED Flash for Alerts, you will see another option named Flash on Silent. Keep this feature turned on only if you want to make the flashlight blinking enabled when your iPhone is on silent mode.

Now whenever you will receive an incoming call, your iPhone will start blinking the flashlight. You can check it by giving a missed call on your number from someone else’s phone. Apart from this, you can also set popular iPhone ringtone to make this more professional. We have already published a post on this topic.

Enabling flashlight blinking for calls and notifications is not just for showing off purpose, but you can also use it for various other reasons such as to get visual alerts when your iPhone is locked and silent. We hope you find this guide helpful. If you have any questions in your mind related to this topic, feel free to share it with us in the comments below.

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