FiOS TV Turning Off after Inactivity

SOLVED
Reply
Highlighted
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎05-07-2017

FiOS TV Turning Off after Inactivity

Message 1 of 13
(38,482 Views)

Hello,

 

Is there a way that I can get my FiOS TV to not turn off after it has deemed that it has been on too long? I like to leave either the TV or a Music Channel on for my pets when I'm gone, and when it turns off automatically, that is not helpful for any of us.

 

Thank you!

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions
Highlighted
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎07-25-2018

Re: FiOS TV Turning Off after Inactivity

Message 7 of 13
(30,576 Views)

My son finally located the setting so I am posting this for people who are trying to find it.  The new setting path is Menu, Settings, System, Media Client Settings, Auto Power Off.

View solution in original post

12 REPLIES 12
Highlighted
Platinum Contributor III Platinum Contributor III
Platinum Contributor III
Posts: 4,437
Registered: ‎12-16-2012

Re: FiOS TV Turning Off after Inactivity

Message 2 of 13
(38,437 Views)

There is a setting for the inactivity timer.  I forget esactlywhere on the non-quantum boxes.  On Quantum boxes its under settings/system/media server settings/auto power off.  Set to none, 1, 2 or 4 hours. 

Highlighted
Gold Contributor V Gold Contributor V
Gold Contributor V
Posts: 1,417
Registered: ‎05-16-2009

Re: FiOS TV Turning Off after Inactivity

Message 3 of 13
(38,369 Views)

On my TV I have the SLEEP TIMER  set to OFF.

Then Remote (VZP265v1.1)  controls ON/OFF.

 

 

Tom
QIP 7100 1,YAMAHA ATS 1080,QIP 7216 P2, iPad 2 WiFi,iPhone SE
Highlighted
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎07-18-2018

Re: FiOS TV Turning Off after Inactivity

Message 4 of 13
(30,840 Views)

Did you ever find an answer to your question? I have the same problem. I don’t want my TV to go off automatically ever. I don’t want a 1, 2 or 4 hour timeout. But I can’t figure out how to disable that **bleep** thing. 

 

Thank you!

Highlighted
MVP MVP
MVP
Posts: 1,882
Registered: ‎06-24-2018

Re: FiOS TV Turning Off after Inactivity

Message 5 of 13
(30,817 Views)

Depending on the model it will be something like this...

Menu/settings/system/media server settings/auto power off then set to none

Menu/settings/system/set-top box/sleep timer/then set to never

Highlighted
Platinum Contributor III Platinum Contributor III
Platinum Contributor III
Posts: 7,910
Registered: ‎11-04-2008

Re: FiOS TV Turning Off after Inactivity

Message 6 of 13
(30,786 Views)

Are you talking TV or cable box?

If TV is turning off, that is something in its settings.

If cable box is going off, see above comments.


If a forum member gives an answer you like, give them the Kudos they deserve. If a member gives you the answer to your question, mark the answer as Accepted Solution so others can see the solution to the problem.
Highlighted
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎07-25-2018

Re: FiOS TV Turning Off after Inactivity

Message 7 of 13
(30,577 Views)

My son finally located the setting so I am posting this for people who are trying to find it.  The new setting path is Menu, Settings, System, Media Client Settings, Auto Power Off.

View solution in original post

Highlighted
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎08-12-2018

Give our thanks to your son--we could not find it

Message 8 of 13
(29,762 Views)

Big thank you to your son for finding it and to you for posting it. We wouldn't have thought of looking there.

Highlighted
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎12-02-2018

Re: Give our thanks to your son--we could not find it

Message 9 of 13
(24,022 Views)

Thank you! Now I need to find out how to stop this Fios screen when I try to turn my tv off. I can’t turn my tv off this is driving me insane!!!!

Highlighted
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎10-11-2018

Re: FiOS TV Turning Off after Inactivity

Message 10 of 13
(20,410 Views)

Thank you!

How-To Videos
 
The following videos were produced by users like you!
   
Videos are subject to the Verizon Fios Community Terms of Service and User Guidelines and contains content that is not created by Verizon.
Covid19


Browse Categories
Categories:
Posts

Verizon Troubleshooters
Unable to find your answer here? Try searching Verizon Troubleshooters for more options.