How to disable screen with apps running?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by foothead, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. foothead macrumors regular

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    Is there a way to leave applications open and running with the phone locked? I need to lock the screen while streaming video, with a tv output. I am pretty sure I saw an app for this in cydia a while back, but I can't seem to find it now.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. dhlizard macrumors G4

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    Backgrounder ?
     
  3. foothead thread starter macrumors regular

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    Ummm.. how would I see it on the TV if it's running in the background?

    What I need is a way to put the iPhone's display to sleep with orb still displaying on the tv.

    basically, it needs to turn the screen off, nothing more.
     
  4. dhlizard macrumors G4

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    Every time I plug in my composite Apple cables for TV out, my screen either goes to sleep or goes off anyway.
     
  5. Vinnie Madrox macrumors 6502

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    Why do you need the screen off? Producing too much light in the room? Why not just flip the phone over on its face?
     

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