Get LED flash alerts on your iPhone or iPad

The LED flash next to the camera lens on the back of your iPhone or iPad can blink when you receive a notification while your device is locked. This can be useful for anyone who may miss audible alerts.

How to turn on LED Flash for Alerts

  1. Open the Settings app, tap Accessibility, then tap Audio/Visual.

  2. Turn on LED Flash for Alerts.

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To prevent LED flashes when your iPhone or iPad* is in silent mode, turn off Flash on Silent.

LED Flash for Alerts only works when your device is locked.

* LED Flash for Alerts is available for iPad Pro (9.7-inch), iPad Pro (10.5-inch), iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd generation) and later, iPad Pro 11-inch (all models), and iPad mini (6th generation).

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