Slideshow instead of lock-screen

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  1. Gussenirre

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    Hey guys!

    I was just asked by a colleague who knows nothing about IT-stuff (and I know very little about Apple-related stuff) if there is any way to go to a picture slideshow instead of hibernation after 5-10 minutes of not using the iPad.

    Is there any app for a feature like this, or a built in feature?

    Best regards
     
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    I've deleted the other thread you started on this same topic as duplicate posts can fracture any resulting conversation, making it difficult to follow. It is also against our rules.
     
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    The primary reason for the sleep function on an iOS device is to preserve battery - the screen is quite a battery hog. Switching to a screensaver, which is essentially what a slide show would be if used during the sleep function, would defeat the purpose of sleep.

    As far as I know, this is not possible on a stock device.
     
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    The function was available prior to iOS 7, when it would run when the device was locked. If allowed, it would continue until the battery was completely depleted. Maybe that's why Apple decided to eliminate it. You can still run a slideshow but it will stop when the auto lock function engages and puts the iPad to sleep. You could, if you want, set the auto lock to never and the slideshow would continue until the battery died.
     
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