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Default [Q] Disable screen timeout - Focus

Hi, I have yet to find a way to prevent the screen from powering down in my Samsung Focus. I have it set to 5 minutes but with a charger attached, I really should be able to keep the screen on if I need it... which I do.

A simple setting: "Never" would work. I am old enough to establish my battery usage

Am I missing something here? With Android, this option was available in the Development settings.

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maybe there's not an option for that yet. Just set your display settings to never and force timeout yourself by clicking the power button?
 
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you have the option to set it to never but that option goes away when you are charging? did you set your phone up to an exchange server? i know when i did mine the never option went away.
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Whoa.. where is this "Never" option you guys are referring to?

I go to Settings > Lock & Wallpaper > Screen Time Out = 5 Minutes (Which is the max setting) Other choices are 30 Sec., 1 Min and 3 Min.

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Whoa.. where is this "Never" option you guys are referring to?

I go to Settings > Lock & Wallpaper > Screen Time Out = 5 Minutes (Which is the max setting) Other choices are 30 Sec., 1 Min and 3 Min.

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must be a samsung thing. My hd7 has a never option.
 
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must be a samsung thing. My hd7 has a never option.
Ouch! So that was something the manufacturers could change and Samsung screwed it up. 'Never' option makes a lot of sense.
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That is deeply disappointing. Is it something that can be altered via an update?
 
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i'm afraid i have to disagree... i have a HTC 7 Trophy and have teh same options as listed by Frank.
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Ouch! So that was something the manufacturers could change and Samsung screwed it up. 'Never' option makes a lot of sense.
samsung is making some kick ass hardware these days but still has a lot to be desired on the software front.
Maybe it will be in an update, but I doubt it.
 
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Major oversight IMO and one that I will voice to Samsung.

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