Guide.IsScreenSaverEnabled Property

Gets or sets the current state of the screen saver. This property has no effect for Windows games.

Namespace: Microsoft.Xna.Framework.GamerServices
Assembly: Microsoft.Xna.Framework.GamerServices (in microsoft.xna.framework.gamerservices.dll)

public static bool IsScreenSaverEnabled { get; set; }

Property Value

true if the screen saver is enabled; false otherwise.

The IsScreenSaverEnabled property is a per-game property. Disabling the screen saver for a game does not permanently disable the screen saver. Use this method when displaying cut-scenes or during periods when the gamer could become inactive for a long time.

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This property changes the UserIdleDetection setting on Windows Phone. It can be used to prevent the screen from locking when the game does not expect touch input for a time. This is particularly useful for games that use alternative input methods to touch such as sound or accelerometer input.

Xbox 360, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP

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