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ttice01
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Registered: ‎05-24-2011
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How do I keep the playbook from sleeping?

I want to listen to a radio station's webcast stream.  Playbook is connected to power, not running off battery.  How do I keep it from going to sleep every 5 minutes and stopping the audio stream?

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Re: How do I keep the playbook from sleeping?

there is a presentation mode you can enable in options

 

wish I didnt leve mine at home to tell you where exactly.

 




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nihil242
Posts: 24
Registered: ‎05-14-2011
My Device: 9330 3G
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: How do I keep the playbook from sleeping?

Check this link from crackberry. I have not tried it myself but it seems to work for others. http://forums.crackberry.com/f222/best-way-prevent-standby-stopping-browser-s-streaming-audio-radio-...
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TUKUMAN
Posts: 22
Registered: ‎05-26-2011
My Device: BlackBerry PlayBook
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: How do I keep the playbook from sleeping?

You can prevent the playbook stand by up to five minutes,

go to settins, tap in the screen icon, from there you can:

 

Turn off the screen automatically
On the status bar, tap > Screen. Change the Backlight Time-out field.

 

Enter standby mode automatically
On the status bar, tap > Screen. Change the Standby Time-out field.

 

Have a nice day:Cool2:

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chrispycrunch
Posts: 162
Registered: ‎04-27-2011
My Device: Z10, Playbook 32GB
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: How do I keep the playbook from sleeping?

Are you running an app for webcast streaming? My PB does not sleep when running an app-based one.
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ttice01
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎05-24-2011
My Device: playbook
My Carrier: none

Re: How do I keep the playbook from sleeping?

therein is the problem, i don't want it to sleep in 5 minutes, I don't want it to sleep at all.  I want to listen to the audio web stream without touching the screen every 5 minutes.

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ttice01
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎05-24-2011
My Device: playbook
My Carrier: none

Re: How do I keep the playbook from sleeping?

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This appears to work (crackberry article), followed those instructions, showcase in the settings.  Then that app keeps the playbook from sleeping.  It's a workaround but I wouldn't call this a fix, RIM has some work to do on this...

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Tony86
Posts: 149
Registered: ‎05-07-2011
My Device: BLACKBERRY PLAYBOOK
My Carrier: ICE

Re: How do I keep the playbook from sleeping?

I tried it too and it works fine!!!

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nihil242
Posts: 24
Registered: ‎05-14-2011
My Device: 9330 3G
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: How do I keep the playbook from sleeping?

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Well glad it works for now at least. And I agree the PlayBook still needs alot of work it has only had 3 major software updates so far though. Hopefully the next one is a large one.

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