1. WaterFelon's Avatar
    Ok, my friend just showed me this quirky app called InvisiBright and I feel like more people need to get in on this.

    Long story short, its a one-function status bar shortcut (that's pushing it) which launches an invisible brightness control overlay. The idea is that you get quick brightness access from within any app AND you can see how the app looks under that new setting.

    Besides the fact that it kills all purpose of the brightness slider in my Quick Settings app, I'm starting to like it. It's always right there for a 1 second adjustment that adds up to more battery life. I think of it as the closest thing to auto-brightness that isnt auto (auto wastes battery by using cpu).

    Here's the app:
    Download InvisiBright! for your Android phone on AppBrain

    What method do you use to keep brightness in check? Sure, this app is cute, but is it really the best option?
    02-05-2011 09:21 PM
  2. dumpin_donughts's Avatar
    I also like it. Just wish i could do a camera button or search key hold to launch it faster. DEFINITELY saving battery though
    02-05-2011 11:39 PM
  3. kcrave22's Avatar
    Why can't I find this in my android market app?!?!
    02-06-2011 09:07 PM
  4. WaterFelon's Avatar
    Why can't I find this in my android market app?!?!
    Do you have some weird phone? Gingerbread (2.3)?
    02-07-2011 01:41 AM
  5. DanGirsh's Avatar
    I've just added some cool features to the pro version like a search key hold shortcut. Now it's a two tap process to change the brightness from any app - nothing beats that!

    Check it out

    All feedback is welcome!
    03-21-2011 11:57 PM
  6. DanGirsh's Avatar
    Update: just posted a quick tutorial/demo for those of you interested.

    04-03-2011 10:17 PM
  7. kdavidhall's Avatar

    I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I'm having trouble setting up Invisibright Pro on my new Galaxy S4. I've had it working on my Nexus, but it's time to upgrade phones. The problem I'm having is how to initiate touch mode from the home screen. On the Nexus I had an Invisibright icon in the bottom right corner of the screen and touching it would initiate touch mode. On the S4 any icon I've managed to create will only take me to the preferences screen. I must be missing something, but after an hour messing with it and searching Google I can't figure out what.


    06-16-2013 02:06 PM
  8. DanGirsh's Avatar
    Hi Dave,

    Earlier, you were using the home screen shortcut. This looks the same as the icon for the app, but launches the overlay instead of the preferences. Unfortunately, I think Android has removed this functionality in favor of only widgets. This means that you can no longer launch InvisiBright like you were before.

    It's worth mentioning that TouchWiz on your GS4 has a brightness slider in the notification. If you swapped the stock rom out for something else without the slider, it's likely there's an option in the other rom to make the status bar itself a brightness slider (like in Cyanogenmod). Both of these are basically as convenient as InvisiBright.

    06-17-2013 01:29 AM