How do I make my GPS screen stay on?


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  1. hmdsidd

    hmdsidd Member This Topic's Starter

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    I used to own an HTC Magic, and whenever I used the GPS the "My Location" blue dot would always stay in the middle of the screen, like a real GPS.

    I now use a Telus HTC Hero, and not only does the screen not follow the blue dot, it turns the screen off after a minute. How do I make it so that it stays on and follows the blue dot?

    Thanks.
     

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  2. Jaffa

    Jaffa Well-Known Member

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    In Google maps press menu, my location.

    To keep the screen on you need to change the screen timeout to never, there is a toggle widget App that's quite good
     
  3. Jaffa

    Jaffa Well-Known Member

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    Toggle settings on the market
     
  4. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42 Moderator

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    Get screebl from the market. It keeps the screen on when you're using the phone and turns the screen off quickly when you aren't (by detecting the position of the phone). It's pretty useful in general, not just your situation.

    (Nice triple post Jaffa :D)
     
  5. daveybaby

    daveybaby Well-Known Member

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    You could also try an app called keepscreen which can be configured to disable the screen timeout on an app by app basis.
     
  6. hmdsidd

    hmdsidd Member This Topic's Starter

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    Solved the problem; thanks guys.
     

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