Huawei P20 Pro Notification LED no longer flashing - Solved

The Huawei P20 Pro has fortunately integrated a notification LED, which flashes to indicate that a new notification has been received.

However, it may happen that this notification LED of your Huawei P20 Pro suddenly stops flashing. This can now have different causes and therefore we want to help you with this article to solve the problem.

Usually this is not defective, but a setting in Android is responsible for it:

Huawei P20 Pro

Perform a restart

Many problems result from the fact that the smartphone has not been restarted for a long time. To exclude this case, you should first restart the Huawei P20 Pro.

Option Notification light activated?

Furthermore you should of course check if the notification LED is activated in the Android settings. To check, please open:

  • Settings --> Apps & Notifications --> Notification & Status bar

The "Notification light" must be activated here.

Deactivate energy saving mode

Unfortunately, when the power-saving mode of the Huawei P20 Pro is active, the status LED is automatically switched off. This mode is supposed to save power, even if it is sometimes not so practical.

Therefore, deactivate the power saving mode on the Huawei P20 Pro to make the notification LED light up again.

To do this, navigate to "Battery" and then deactivate the controller there:

  • power conservation
  • ultra-power saving

Perform Wipe Cache partition

The Wipe Cache partition removes old temporary system files that may cause the Status LED to fail. Since the Wipe Cache partition is not so easy to perform, we have written the corresponding instructions for you here:

We hope that one of these tips will help you to solve the problem with the notification LED that is no longer flashing.

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Manuel has been involved with technology for more than 15 years, especially with mobile phones, smartphones and PC systems and shares his passion here in this blog. If he can help someone with a technical problem, he is especially happy about it.