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How to keep the Backlight on

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Created: User:Kanu123 (30 Jun 2007)
Last edited: hamishwillee (26 Jul 2012)

Backlight on/off works on user interaction with the device, if there is no activity for a specific time period, the backlight goes off.

One way to keep the Backlight on is to use the ResetInactivityTime, which resets the inactivity time counter.

Note that backlight is a major energy consumer and preventing backlight to go off should not be used without true need and proper consideration. More information on energy efficiency can be found from a dedicated power management section in Nokia Developer.


// you can implement this code in the timer so that it continuously resets 
// the inactivity time
User::ResetInactivityTime();
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