Inspired by
complaining that there should be an Android developer option called "Keep screen on while ADB is connected", I hacked up a quick prototype app to do just that.

The app uses a NotificationListenerService to check for the presence of the "USB debugging connected" or "Wireless debugging connected" notification. When an ADB connection is detected this way, a WakeLock is acquired to prevent the screen from turning off. The WakeLock is released when the screen is manually turned off and re-acquired when the screen is turned back on.

The feature request (from 2016) to include this functionality in Android can be found here:

@cketti Ooooh! I Need! :-D
(I run with keep screen on while charging but that's not ideal really.)


The #coffeine #tile is just for that in #lineageos : it keeps screen on, very handy for app development.

Additionally, I sometimes use #scrcpy

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