Night Clock: Donate

Night Clock: Donate


If button lights don't turn off, try:
1) Turning your phone's automatic brightness on or off
2) Tap to dim screen, then turn screen off and then on (using the button on your phone)

To find the settings menu on S5, just hold in the multitasking key (left soft key at bottom of phone).

This version turns off button backlights for most, but not all, phones. In particular, some new KitKat (Android 4.4) phones do not allow apps to turn off button backlights. If it doesn't work (with the tips above), just uninstall for a refund. Some phones disable my ability to turn the lights off, and unfortunately there's nothing I can do about that.

If the background is a gradient instead of just black, you need to: turn off "Force GPU rendering" in your phone's "Developer"
settings.

If you have a problem, email me!

This is a simple, retro-style night clock. It will display the time in big, bold letters (three fonts and any color to choose from), along with having a built-in alarm (or you can use your stock android alarm, it it's supported). Since the screen will stay on while the application is open (unless you manually turn it off), it is highly recommended that you keep your phone plugged in to charge otherwise it will drain the battery.

Some features include:
-Silence notifications
-Tap to dim screen to lowest possible setting
-Launches when put into the multimedia dock (also has flipped mode for use without a dock)
-Font and color settings (when choosing text color, drag your finger away from the center to change transparency)
-Built in alarm (or use stock Android alarm, if your phone supports it)
-Show next alarm on clock screen

Some comments from users:

Kevin: "Simple, Effective, Does Exactly What I Want I looked at a number of other apps and this was the only one that did what I needed. It has multiple alarms; a great low light night time display; simple interface. It took me a minute to realize that I can add my own custom alarm sounds by putting an MP3 in the folder 'alarms' at the base of my sd card. I was also able to dim the back light on the buttons using tasker, but I plan on upgrading to the donate version if the alarm continues to work well."

Frank: "I'm blind as a bat without my glasses at night. The big numbers can easily be seen."

Aimee: "Works great on my Droid X. Exactly what I needed and my alarm still goes off as set. Great app with great dim feature that still makes it easy to see."

Recent changes:
-Made it so buttons disappear on Ice Cream Sandwich devices
-Added ability to move app to SD card
-Fixed alarm bug in v2.42
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About Night Clock: Donate
If button lights don't turn off, try:
1) Turning your phone's automatic brightness on or off
2) Tap to dim screen, then turn screen off and then on (using the button on your phone)

To find the settings menu on S5, just hold in the multitasking key (left soft key at bottom of phone).

This version turns off button backlights for most, but not all, phones. In particular, some new KitKat (Android 4.4) phones do not allow apps to turn off button backlights. If it doesn't work (with the tips above), just uninstall for a refund. Some phones disable my ability to turn the lights off, and unfortunately there's nothing I can do about that.

If the background is a gradient instead of just black, you need to: turn off "Force GPU rendering" in your phone's "Developer"
settings.

If you have a problem, email me!

This is a simple, retro-style night clock. It will display the time in big, bold letters (three fonts and any color to choose from), along with having a built-in alarm (or you can use your stock android alarm, it it's supported). Since the screen will stay on while the application is open (unless you manually turn it off), it is highly recommended that you keep your phone plugged in to charge otherwise it will drain the battery.

Some features include:
-Silence notifications
-Tap to dim screen to lowest possible setting
-Launches when put into the multimedia dock (also has flipped mode for use without a dock)
-Font and color settings (when choosing text color, drag your finger away from the center to change transparency)
-Built in alarm (or use stock Android alarm, if your phone supports it)
-Show next alarm on clock screen

Some comments from users:

Kevin: "Simple, Effective, Does Exactly What I Want I looked at a number of other apps and this was the only one that did what I needed. It has multiple alarms; a great low light night time display; simple interface. It took me a minute to realize that I can add my own custom alarm sounds by putting an MP3 in the folder 'alarms' at the base of my sd card. I was also able to dim the back light on the buttons using tasker, but I plan on upgrading to the donate version if the alarm continues to work well."

Frank: "I'm blind as a bat without my glasses at night. The big numbers can easily be seen."

Aimee: "Works great on my Droid X. Exactly what I needed and my alarm still goes off as set. Great app with great dim feature that still makes it easy to see."

Recent changes:
-Made it so buttons disappear on Ice Cream Sandwich devices
-Added ability to move app to SD card
-Fixed alarm bug in v2.42

User reviews of Night Clock: Donate
Doesn't turn off when I remove phone from dock. ICS update???
Oct 28, 2012
Great app, nice and dark. I would give 6 stars if it had an option to gradually increase the alarm volume.
Oct 27, 2010
This has become my clock and alarm of choice - especially since buying the Multimedia Docking Station.
Oct 21, 2010
have droid2, installed and the button lights would not turn off. so i did some digging and when docked you have to click the power button off then on and the button lights stay off. i luv this app! it does exactly what i wanted it to do.
Sep 8, 2010
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Oct 22, 2014
I rely on this every night Very clear night clock I can see without my glasses. Simple and clean on permissions. I use it with the new Bedside app to manage calls. Works fine on my LG G3 except please make colour picker appear larger on QHD screen.
A Google User
Sep 24, 2014
Good simple clock for night time use, like an old digital alarm clock.
A Google User
Sep 21, 2014
Can't access settings on S5 No way to access the settings on the Samsung S5. Updated needed. I love this app otherwise.
A Google User
Sep 19, 2014
Just as described.. Great for travelers. A. must have. Love it.
A Google User
Sep 15, 2014
Great App This app works so well that I bought the paid for version just to support the developer. I use this alarm clock when I travel with my Samsung Note 3 and it has never let me down! I did not need to buy this because the free version works so well and does not nag you. That's part of why I wanted to buy this. Developers who write such excellent apps that work so well, like this one, deserve to get paid. This is an alarm clock and it works beautifully and has some nice customization options too. I recommend it.