Android Tips

Prevent Android Phone, Tablet To Enter Sleep Mode, Turn Off Screen While Using Specific Apps

Its really very annoying for most of the android users when they notice that the android phone or tablet enters the sleep mode when they are watching a movie or using some other app but do not touch the screen for a specific time limit due to which the device enters the sleep mode.

Yes, for those wondering there is simple way in settings in android under which you can increase the cut off time after which device enters the sleep mode and other way you can completely disable the sleep mode on android as well but this is not some thing every user would like to do.

Stop Android To Turn Off Screen

Today we will tell you how you can make android stop entering sleep mode and stop the screen to turn off when you are not touching the screen. For this you will need to install some third party apps which makes it possible on your android device.

KeepScreen is the first app in this category which will not turn off the screen. Continue to turn it on unless you turn off the power directly.


You can also specify the apps for which you can set the screen to remain turn on unless you press the power or sleep key.


Another app called Keep Screen on this app you never have to keep touch the screen to prevent it going off. This simple app provides a quick and simple way to keep your device’s screen on, so you don’t have to keep touching the screen to prevent the screen from going off.


Keep Screen on has 3 modes to keep the screen on:
1. Use System Setting – Restore to your device’s system setting screen timeout value.
2. Until I turn off – Keep the screen on until you turn off the phone or put the phone on sleep.
3. Keep on for the desired period of time.

You can run as a Service for quick and easy access from any other apps. It will display a notification icon on top to indicate how long the screen has been on (Until I turn off mode) or how long the screen will be on (Keep on for next … mode). You have an option to keep the screen on but also dim the screen. Please Note that this is an Ad-supported app.

To stop running this app as a service follow the steps below.

1. Select “Use System Settings”

2. Uncheck the “Run as a Service for quick access”

3. Click on OK.

Another app which allows to keep the screen on Wake Lock Manager which is gives you control over the Android Power- and Wifi settings. For example, you can force the Power Manager to keep the screen on or have the CPU still running in standby mode or make sure the Wifi connection keeps running at full performance.


You can use it on any android phone or tablet. Use it to keep the screen on in full brightness or dimmed mode during movies or slideshows. To make sure the CPU is still running in the background doing your tasks when you press the standby button.


There are many apps on google play store which does this, but we have selected the best free apps for this purpose to keep the screen on android as per different scenarios. If you have a related tip to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

By abhishek

Abhishek Bhatnagar is an apple engineer at heart and an apple products user since the first iPhone, he posses a Engineer degree and loves to review Apple products ans iOS apps.

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