Keep Screen On

Keep Screen On


(4 stars)


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1,000 - 5,000 downloads

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No-nonsense app that only serves one purpose: prevent the screen from turning off while on external power

That's it. But extremely useful when you have a device that hasn't this option in the settings (like for example the Samsung Galaxy S3 or Galaxy Note 10.1).

Warning: No fancy toggles, no moving images, no awesome animations, no widgets .. just a boring utility. :-)


Technical info (in case you are interested in it): the app starts a service when the ACTION_POWER_CONNECTED intent is triggered. When the service is started a WakeLock object is created and acquired. When the power is unplugged and a ACTION_POWER_DISCONNECTED intent is triggered, the service will be stopped and the WakeLock object will be released.
Battery life isn't affected.

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Comments and ratings for Keep Screen On
  • (66 stars)

    by Tweety on 08/09/2012

    Wade, there are no ads in it.

  • (66 stars)

    by Wade on 08/09/2012

    I hate it when apps pull that BS. uninstalling now. PS the add in status bar was a red star and when you swipe to view it was to meet singles in whatever city...This is spam in my books, sorry.. and before someone asks, I have been using the same set o