How To Use OnePlus 5 As A Flashlight

How To Use OnePlus 5 As A Flashlight

One of the important features of the OnePlus 5 is the flashlight because it always comes in handy as a source of light in dark places. Although, the OnePlus 5 flashlight is not as powerful as the LED Maglight, but it also very efficient in situations where you desperately need light.

The old models of the OnePlus always ask you to download an app before you can use the flashlight, but you do not need to do this on your OnePlus 5. The OnePlus 5 comes with an inbuilt flashlight widget that you can add to your home screen which will make it easier it switch on and off the flashlight on OnePlus 5.

Using OnePlus 5 as a Flashlight:


  1. Power on your OnePlus 5
  2. Find an empty place on the home screen to touch and hold
  3. Click on “Widgets”
  4. Search for “Torch”
  5. Tap and hold “Torch” and drag it to an open position on your device home screen
  6. Anytime you want to switch on the flashlight, just tap the icon
  7. To turn off the flashlight, you can tap again or locate your notification settings to switch off the Torch


The guide above will help you to understand how you can use the flashlight on OnePlus 5.