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Posts: 3
Registered: ‎01-16-2013
My Device: Bold 9900
My Carrier: Rogers

I want to lock my screen but keep watching video!



I recently started doing P90X (exercise program with videos to be followed). 


Pressing the lock button when watching the videos at the gym stops the video playback altogether. 


Not pressing the lock button but putting the phone in my pocket (I have blu tooth headphones) during the 30 second weight set causes the video to rewind forward or backward. This in turn causes me to keep having to search for the correct part of the video I was watching just a few seconds ago. 


Is there no way to lock the buttons/touch screen but to keep the video playing so that I can follow along without having to rewind all the time?


Is there a different player I can download, at least? 




PS - Blackberry Bold 9900 with the latest software, using the standard BB media package. 

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Posts: 22,043
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV; BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS; PlayBook w/OS
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: I want to lock my screen but keep watching video!

I don't believe it's possible to do what you're asking. Have you looked through Appworld for other video players? There is a Mobiola xPlayer Lite app that is free. You might try downloading that and see if it has a button lock feature.

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