Some of the important features of the Keep Awake (Screen Only) addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Keep Awake (Screen Only).
In short, Keep Awake (Screen Only) lets you prevent your computer's screen from going to sleep without changing the power settings in your machine. Please check the YouTube tutorial below to get an idea of how this addon works in your browser.
4 Reasons to Use Keep Awake (Screen Only)
Allows you keep your computer screen always ON.
Toolbar icon changes color according to the addon state (ON/OFF).
Toolbar button serves as ON|OFF switch to turn the addon ON / OFF.
Available for all browsers (Firefox, Chrome and Opera) and platforms (Windows, Linux and Mac).
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Keep Awake?
Keep Awake (Screen Only) is a lite multi-browser addon that helps you keep your computers screen from turning OFF without changing the power settings in your machine. It works for all browsers and platforms. Just turn the addon ON (yellow toolbar icon) and your screen will NOT going to turn off at all. This addon does not change the power settings in your PC/MAC. For example, even if you have set to turn the screen OFF after 5 minutes, when the addon is active, your monitor will not going to turn off at all. But, when the addon is inactive, all the setting in your machine is back to normal again. Please note that, this addon does not have any effect for computer hibernation. In other words, it does not prevent the whole computer from going to sleep, it only keeps the screen ON all the time.
2. How do I work with this addon?
Working with this addon is very easy. Simply click on the toolbar icon to turn the addon ON or OFF. When the addon is active, toolbar icon has yellow color and when it is inactive, the icon will turn to grey. Moreover, pressing on the toolbar icon will show you a desktop notification indicating the addon state. Please note that this addon does not have any setting or options to adjust.
3. How can I download the source code for Keep Awake (Screen Only)?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. Does this addon prevents the computer from going to sleep (hibernate)?
No, this addon only prevents the screen from turning off. It does NOT have any effect on the computer hibernation (sleep). In order to prevent the computer from hibernation, you need to adjust the power settings in your machine.
5. Does this addon uses RAM or CPU power in my machine?
No, this addon is very lite and does not put additional burden on your PC/MAC. You can keep it active as long as you want. Please note that, the addon state (ON/OFF) is auto saved to the memory, so the next time you restart the browser it will have the same state (i.e. state saved in the memory).
6. Does this addon has any options or setting to adjust?
No, as mentioned above, this addon does not have any setting or options to adjust. In fact it just needs an ON|OFF button to operate.
7. How can I disable this addon?
In order to disable the addon, please head to the extensions page in your browser and click on the disable button.
8. Does this addon works for mobile devices as well?
Yes, this addon works for both mobile devices and desktop machines. Also, as mentioned above, it works in all operating systems (Windows, Linux and MAC)
9. Can I set a time interval to automatically set the ON or OFF?
No, unfortunately, currently this addon does not have any settings to adjust. In future, support for automatic ON|OFF state will be added.
Your feedback goes a long way towards making this addon even better. With this bug report form, you can submit bugs or suggest enhancements for the functionality or performance of this addon. Please note, this bug report form will be sent to the developer(s) of this addon. You will not get an immediate or personal response at the moment. However, the developer(s) may contact you through the email address provided in this form for further clarifications or requesting additional information regarding the reported bug(s).
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