Did you also jump on the bandwagon a few years ago when iPhone users used to fancy their phones by setting flashlight alerts? We won’t buy it if you say no because almost everybody did that at that certain time. However, that’s not a matter of discussion right now. We are here for two things: first, to sympathize with those who cannot turn off that feature, and second, to help them turn off this humiliating feature. Apologies if we hurt anybody’s sentiments.

So let’s now discuss how to turn off flash notifications on iPhones since it’s difficult for some people to get them off.

What are flash notifications on iPhone?

Before we tell you how to turn off flash notifications, why not check if we are both on the same page? Like, the flashlight notifications you are assuming, and the alerts we are talking about are the same or not.

Flash notifications are basically the LED flash beside the camera lens on the back side of your iPhone, which flashes when you get an alert or notification. People who usually miss notifications set this for their notifications, so they don’t miss any.

How to turn off flash notifications on iPhone 11?

If you have lived your flashlight notifications fantasy and want to get back to the normal setting, here are the steps you need to follow:

  1. Unlock your iPhone 11 and go to the Settings app
  2. Scroll down and tap Accessibility
  3. Now go to the ‘Hearing’ section and tap Audio/Visual
  4. Scroll down to the last option ‘Led Flash for Alerts’ and tap
  5. Turn off the toggle beside ‘LED flash for Alerts’

That’s all. This is how you can get rid of flash notifications in just the five easiest steps.

Note: when you disable the flashlight option, you will see two more options available. One is like ‘Flash while unlocked’, and the other is ‘Flash in Silent Mode. Make sure both of them are off.

Why does my iPhone flash when I get a notification?

When you turn on the flashlight feature on your iPhone, you get notifications with a flashing light at the back of your phone. This feature is extremely useful for people who forget to check their notifications.

Why did my iPhone randomly beep and flash?

This may happen when you have the flashlight notification feature turned on, and your phone is in silent mode. And since iPhone has to notify you when you get a notification, you will only hear a beep and see a flashlight if your phone was put on silent mode.

Why did my phone randomly flash and make a noise?

Flickering is uncommon in iPhones, and if it happens, that means there is some software issue going on with your phone. To avoid such things, timely update your phone and always have the latest security updates installed on your phone.

How to turn off flashlights on iPhone?

Follow these steps to turn off the flashlight on iPhone:

  • Unlock your phone
  • Swipe down from the top right corner of your screen
  • Find the torch light icon below the ‘Focus’ feature and tap

Where can I find the flash notification Android setting?

If you own an Android device and wondering how to enable or disable the flashlight notification feature, check out the steps below:

  • Unlock your Android phone
  • Come to the Home screen and the Apps menu
  • Go to Settings
  • Choose Accessibility
  • Tap Hearing
  • Select Flash notification
  • Turn the toggle on/off


Hope you find this guide helpful in turning off the flashlight notifications. We have done more guides like this previously, for instance, How to block a group text on iPhone, how to change the home address on iPhone to get accurate notifications, how to make hotspot faster on iPhone, etc. let us know if you have further queries we would be more than happy to address them for you