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Support Keeping the screen on while charging. Bad for phone?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Nightfall, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. Nightfall

    Nightfall Well-Known Member
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    I love my Droid incredible. I use it to stream Pandora here at work and it works awesome over the 3g network. Even at high quality. Anyway, I was considering keeping the screen on while the phone is charging. I always keep the phone charging while it streams the music, and it would be nice to see the album art on the screen. Before I do that though, I was a little concerned about damage to the screen. Is there any danger I should worry about? There have to be people who do this all the time and never had an issue before.
     

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  2. necosino

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    The only problem could be overheating, which will stop the phone from charging (light will flash green/red) but won't damage anything.
     
  3. sal_shawn

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    I read a few post on here of people getting burn ins on their screens. You may want to be aware of that.
     
  4. Phydeaux

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    This is definitely an issue with the AMOLED screen, especially if you have it on full brightness. There are pics somewhere on this forum that clearly shows the burn-in issue on a DInc.

    Edit: Found the post that shows the burn-in issues.
    http://androidforums.com/1095667-post15.html
     
  5. Markus729

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    I noticed my wife's Incredible's screen stays on, albeit dimmed, while it's charging overnight. I don't think it's intentional. How do you turn off the screen while charging?
     
  6. wayrad

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    Settings/Applications/Development, then uncheck "Stay Awake".
     

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