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Durable settings of Screen timeout

I often set Settings -> Sound & Display -> Screen timeout to never timeout. When I turn off the device the settings is 1 minute again. Do you know how to make the settings durable? My ...
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How to disable Screen timeout for a particular program only

Is it possible to disable Screen timeout only when a particular program is running? If so, how do I do that? My Nexus One has a "Screen timeout" in "Display settings" that lets me choose anywhere ...
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HTC Desire HD Android 2.2 disable screen shut off when timer is running

I tried to use the timer for a countdown of 3 minutes. 1 minute in, the screen shut off and the phone locked, disabling the countdown. After 4 minutes, I realised what had happened. Is there a way ...
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Screen timeout when reading

I have my screen timeout set to 30 seconds, which is a good interval normally. However, when i am in a browser reading or Adobe Reader or ThinkFree or whichever other reader, I would like the timeout ...
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Is it possible to temporarily disable the screen timeout?

Often, during updates/downloads or backup operations I would like to temporarily disable the screen time ( found under the 'menu - settings - Display - Screen timeout' ) without having to navigate to ...
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Keep screen alive by using camera

The new Samsung Galaxy S III has an interesting feature which keeps the screen alive (on) if the camera decides the user is reading something by detecting if the user is moving his/her eyes. Does ...
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How can I return from power-saving mode in Android 2.3?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S II Epic (with Android version 2.3.6 installed), and whenever my phone reaches 10% battery life it prompts me to turn on power-saving mode (and I do). However, once my ...
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Tap screen to turn it back on after timeout [closed]

I noticed that on my Samsung Galaxy S II (Android 2.3.5) after the display is turned off (per Settings -> Display -> Screen time-out) you have to press the physical Home or Power buttons to get ...
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Change Screen Timeout to Never

Is it possible that I can change my screen timeout to never? I am using Nexus S. Currently, the maximum value I can set for screen timeout through settings is 30 minutes.
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Screen timeout versus secured lock time

I just updated to Jelly Bean on my GS3 and am mostly impressed. I am having trouble with the screen timeout setting, however. When I go into Display>Screen Timeout and select a time, say 30 ...
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Stop the lock screen! Jelly Bean 4.2.2

How can I stop the lock screen locking itself every two minutes? How can I extend the time it takes to turn off automatically? I'm running Jelly Bean v 4.2.2 on a Samsung Galaxy S 4.
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Screen timeout keeps getting disabled on my android even when no app is in the foreground. why? [closed]

For some mysterious reason, after some time (1-2 days) my android screen stops blanking after the timeout in it's settings. I can't match this bug with any specific app that I run. I just know that ...
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GS3 Screen Turns Off before timeout

I have an unrooted Galaxy S3, with official Samsung Android 4.1.2 ROM. Yesterday the device just started to turn of the screen without locking the phone and before screen timeout, and it just won't ...
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Looking for app that provides different screen timeout and lock timeout [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I set a Screen Lock Timeout? I would like to extend the lock timeout for my phone so that it is about 10 to 20 minutes till a password/pattern/pin is needed. ...