How do I stop display timeout in GPS?

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    When I have this on GPS / Maps while driving, how do I keep the screen from timing out and locking? I need it to stay on. I figured, at least there was a way to configure this to not time out when plugged in. Can't find it in the battery or GPS menus. Thanks.
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    I'm pretty sure the car dock does that automatically with it's little magnet. Put it in the car dock and the screen will stay on.

    Good luck.
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    Ok, this keeps it from locking the screen and timing out but the screen still dims after a minute or so.
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    Try screebl lite. It's free and it works great for me.
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    Have you tried going into settings, display settings, and switching your screen timeout to never timeout?
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    I have the same problem and did set the timeout to be 10 minutes and I could not see where I could select no timeout. It is not convenient to have to reset timeout when not using GPS/Google maps...I do not use a car dock, just a holder stuck to the windshield.
    I am new to the S4 having used the Iphone for several years.
    I appreciate any help I can get to solve this issue.

    Regards:
    Sasquachnw
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