App Inventor Extensions

Flashlight Extension

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Apr 29th, 2016: Initial version 1.

Aug 11th, 2016: Version 1a: avoid DX execution failed error: build each extension separately


Extension to turn on/off the flashlight.
Required permission: android.permission.CAMERA, android.permission.FLASHLIGHT
Minimum Android API Level for this extension is 11, which is Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)
Thank you pixabay/OpenClipartVectors for the on/off image.


Returns whether the device has flash.


Turn on the flashlight.

Turn off the flashlight.

Example Use

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Download TaifunFlashlight extension (aix file)
Download Flashlight test app (aia file)
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