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

    Nov 15, 2011

    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 68020


    Oct 31, 2010
    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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