Spotlight: Screen Notifications wakes up your screen when you receive a new notification
|Developer: Luke Korth||Download: Android|
|Category: Tools||Price: Free |
Ever wanted your Android's display to light up when you receive a new notification, just like... iPhones do? Well, we can't say that we have ever felt the urge to have that feature as notification LEDs still do their job just fine, but there's no denying that a certain group of users wants their Android devices to function like iPhones. Xiaomi's MIUI and Huawei's EMUI are among the more popular stock Android ROMs that have this feature baked in, but as a wise man once said, "there's an app for that".
Its name is Screen Notifications and it's a great little app that does exactly that - it lights up your display for a predefined amount of time whenever a new Facebook, Instagram, or any other notification comes your phone's way.
With this app, you can easily define for how long your screen would remain on - you can choose anywhere between 1 second and... 15 minutes, which is a bit overboard. Additionally, you can set up a delay before the screen turns on (again, you can choose anywhere between 1 second and 15 minutes).
Finally, you can make the app only light up your display for select apps. It's also nice that you can define "quiet hours", during which no notification will awaken your phone's display. All in all, a great little app that you might want to try!