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FiOS TV Turning Off after Inactivity

FiOS TV Turning Off after Inactivity

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Contributor tonyaeza
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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!

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Gold Contributor II Gold Contributor II
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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. 

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

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

 

 

Tom
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Contributor Horsenut
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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!

Bronze Contributor II Bronze Contributor II
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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

MVP CRobGauth MVP
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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.


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Contributor VAKaren
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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.

Contributor WeheartTCMin757
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Big thank you to your son for finding it and to you for posting it. We wouldn't have thought of looking there.

Contributor Bella6158
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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!!!!

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