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New Developer
Posts: 20
Registered: ‎08-11-2008
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Override security timeout / activity

I have an app that performs a display update periodically without user input (similar to a movie player). I have already used the Backlite api to prevent the backlight from going off.  What can I do about the security timeout? I would like to prevent that from happening until the user closes my app.


I can imagine why I would not be able to prevent the security timeout, but I figure its an activity timer so there might be a way similar to the backlight to reset.

BlackBerry Development Advisor
Posts: 15,784
Registered: ‎07-09-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Override security timeout / activity

Please see the following link.


How To - Prevent the Lock screen from interrupting your application
Article Number: DB-00563


Mark Sohm
BlackBerry Development Advisor

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