Adjust the screen timeout on your Android device

You may find your phone or tablet goes into standby mode before you finish doing something; like sending a text message or reading something. Your phone will go into standby mode if you don’t touch it for a set time. This article will show you how to change that timeout setting.

This post is an excerpt from lesson one of the Android Fundamentals Workshop I’ve been presenting for U3A Nambucca Valley.

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Ian Mackenzie

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Using technology has enabled Ian to work from home from since 2001 as a web designer and e-commerce owner. It even helped him make the great escape from Sydney to Nambucca Heads in 2005.

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