turn off iPad screen when connected to tv

Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by gonca, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. gonca macrumors regular

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    #1
    Hi,

    I 'd like to know if there is any way to turn off the screen when i have the ipad connected to a tv (apple digital av adapter). For save bettery life purpose.

    Its the new ipad (3rd gen).

    Many thanks!
     
  2. shyam09 macrumors 68000

    shyam09

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    #2
    i'm pretty sure this isn't possible. just turn the brightness all the way down (should suffice in a dark room)
    the iPad should be able to watch a few movies under one charge (haven't tested it, but i think apple mentions ~ 5-6 hours of movie playback)...
     

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