Does anyone know any way that I can refresh a webpage every N minutes?

I am running Kiosk browser with fullscreen, I need to have something that can refresh the page every N minutes. The Kiosk browser I am using has no such function built in.

Does anyone know how I can achieve this?

  • Why don't you use javascript with an interval to refresh your content. – effe May 11 '15 at 20:57
  • Because I dont have control of page coding. – Root Loop May 12 '15 at 17:36

I'd personally use Tasker for something like this. The process would be quite simple:

  • New Trigger -> Time
  • Give a time window (workday 7:00 am to 5:00 pm)
  • Check "Repeat:" every xx and change to Minutes
  • New Task -> Name (something like "Open Webpage")
  • New Action -> Net -> Browse URL
  • Type in URL

That Task should cause the device to relaunch the webpage every xx minutes through the default browser, so we're assuming that's set to your Kiosk browser.

  • Found my own solution, updated. – Root Loop May 12 '15 at 17:37
  • Add it as an answer and mark it as the solution so others can find your answer as well! – jlehenbauer May 12 '15 at 17:55

Just insert this code anywhere in your kiosk browser content to refresh your web app every one minute:

<script type="text/javascript">
    setTimeout(function () { location.reload(true); }, 60000);
  • how to setup "location" in your script? and setup to every one minute? – Root Loop May 12 '15 at 13:45
  • @RootLoop, I edited my answer for one minute... – effe May 12 '15 at 15:02
  • Found my own solution, updated. – Root Loop May 12 '15 at 17:37

I found my own solution and it is working good.

Need to use "Dolphin" browser with "Tab Reload" add-ons

It can be found in google play store.

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