Glance Plus Full v1.3.2
Requirements: 4.3 and up
Overview: Sometime you just want wake your phone to watch time and some basic notification (battery, missed call, sms..) and don’t want to drain battery for that. Glance Plus is designed for this propose, it shows some basic info in black screen when you waving your hand over proximity sensor or cover promixity sensor.
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Sometime you just want wake your phone to watch time and some basic notification (battery, missed call, sms..) and don’t want to drain battery for that.
Glance Plus is designed for this propose, it shows some basic info in black screen when you waving your hand over proximity sensor or cover promixity sensor.
How to use this app:
1. Open Glance Plus, start service (press green start button)
2. Wave hand over proximity sensor 2 times OR just take out your phone from pocket
3. To weak up your phone, double click or long press on screen
4. To turn off glance screen just press power button
– Change font size, font color
– Enable/disable showing notification, weather..
– Change clock style (digital, analog)
– Change display position of info on screen
Warning: Not all devices might fully support Glance Plus, your phone must has proximity sensor.
– Location, Internet: get current location => weather information. Deny this permissions if you don’t want show weather info
– Phone: Hide glance screen when incoming call
– Modify system setting: change time off screen
– Draw over other apps: need this permission to run app
– Run at startup: auto run Glance Plus when restart phone
Frequently asked questions:
1. Notifications does not show up ?
– Access to notifications needs to be enabled (open Setting, click on the “Show notification” option for notifications and allow access to Glance Plus)
– try to restart the phone
2. Waving my hand over my phone doesn’t work
– Try waving slowly
– Try waving after screen off > 1s
– Try increasing screen brightness in app settings
– You may need to wave very close to the proximity sensor (should be located just above the screen) on some devices
– Add Glance Plus to white list of optimization app (eg: battery saver..)
– Try reinstall app
3. Immersive mode on the Glance screen doesn’t work
– This only works on Android 4.3 (JELLY_BEAN) and above
– You need grant “Display over other apps” permission to Glance Plus
4. Battery is drained more quickly
– Go to Glance Plus/Setting, reduce Brightness and Time before off screen
– unchecked: press power to wake
– Check exactly how much milliampere that app consume (may be consume few milliampere but os still showing it’s take much battery percentage)
5. “Pocket Glance” doesn’t work
– Your phone must be in pocket for 10 seconds or more to activate this features
6. On and off the screen repeatedly
– Disable Glance Plus setting: Glance when screen off
– unchecked: press power to wake
We would greatly appreciate it if you would email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) telling us your phone model and if Glance Plus works on it or not, even if it does work, so We can build a list of compatible devices.
Inspired by Glance for Nokia Lumia (Windows Phone) devices.
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Many thanks to Gertjan, Mehmet Akif for helping us translate this app to Dutch, Turkish
1. Press home button to dismiss glance screen
2. Option to change content’s font
3. Add missed notification remind feature
4. Fix bugs
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