ipad screen blacking out

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    Hello. My new ipad 2 screen keeps going black when i'm viewing you tube or iplayer downloads. I can still hear the audio, but can't see! any ideas?
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    Do you have it set to sleep after a few minutes? Look in Settings.
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
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    Go to Settings, General and scroll down to Auto Lock where you can make the necessary adjustment which includes NEVER! I have to be honest somewhere in the back of my mind I recall seeing something about doing so with caution...anyone hear anything similar?
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    Yes it will overheat if left on for days on end, not a good idea to leave it like that!

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