The Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick allow you to choose when the device’s screensaver starts, but the only options provided are 5, 10, or 15 minutes, as well as never. If you want to set your own custom start time value that’s different from the ones provided, this guide will show you how.
Note: This guide does not require root. Even after following this guide, the Fire TV screensaver settings screen will continue to display the previous start time that was set before you set a custom value. This is normal since the settings screen can only display the default 5/10/15 minute options.
- Connect to the Fire TV or Fire TV Stick via ADB.
- Set a custom Screensaver time by running the command:
adb shell settings put system screen_off_timeout 123456789
NOTE: Change the value
123456789in the above command to how long you want the Fire TV or Fire TV Stick to wait in milliseconds before launching the screensaver. The default option is 300000, which equals 5 minutes.
- [OPTIONAL] Verify that your custom value was saved by running the command:
adb shell settings get system screen_off_timeout