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App for "Screen on when charging"?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by hkay1, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. hkay1

    hkay1 Well-Known Member
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    I keep my phone charging when I am at my desk. I want to be able to set the screen to stay on when charged in a USB port so I don't have to unlock it every time a text or a call comes through.

    I know there are apps that can control this? I know there are apps that can control screen-on times for an application, but what about for when charging or docked?

    Also, what about a reliable app to that automatically wakes up/unlocks phone when a call comes in? I am missing calls because I fumble with the swipe. I saw somewhere in the forum about an app for this but the reviews said it was buggy.
     

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  2. lennyjew

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    Settings>Applications>Development>Stay awake (Screen will never sleep while charging)

    It's a stock feature it's just not made known or in any spot you'd think it would be, like display settings.

    Not sure about the auto wake on call.
     
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  3. hkay1

    hkay1 Well-Known Member
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    Thank you so much! How dumb is that to have such a good feature hidden away. Go figure.
     
  4. 3Bier

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    It isn't 'asleep' while charging, so it doesn't need to wake up either.
     
  5. hkay1

    hkay1 Well-Known Member
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    Maybe not, but the screen still times out and I have to hit a button to see things again. This setting fixed it for my needs. Thanks!
     

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