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How Keep Android application active on screen timeout

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How Keep Android application active on screen timeout
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by:käµfm³d 👽
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You can only do this if the developer of the application has designed the app in this way. Android works differently than normal desktop applications do.
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my concern is when i click a display button it  goes to another screen it runs for 20 sec, instead of staying in that screen it comes back to the original screen.
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käµfm³d   👽 earned 500 total points
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Just to clarify: You are asking this question in the context of a user, not a programmer, correct?
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yes asking as a programmer

  on the click event of display i have written
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I used:

getWindow().addFlags(WindowManager.LayoutParams.FLAG_KEEP_SCREEN_ON);

to disable the screen timeout,  but it is not working
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