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Pil71
Level 8

"Photo TV" Screensaver Doesn't Start

Hi, I am new to Roku and have a streaming stick plus.  I am trying to set up a screensaver using my own photos and first tried the "Photos TV" channel.   I'm finding the screensaver activates perfectly when idle and within the Roku OS/menus.  However when idle within the Plex Channel the "Photos TV" screensaver will not activate.

 

Is this expected behaviour or a problem with the Photos TV channel ?  Anyone managed to achieve the same objective where the screensaver activates regardless of which channel you're in.

 

Thanks

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renojim
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Re: "Photo TV" Screensaver Doesn't Start

Some channels provide their own private screensaver overriding any screensaver you have selected.  I don't know anything about Plex, but it may do that.  Also, in general no screensaver will activate over a paused video.  You'll either get a blank screen or the default Roku screensaver.

 

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makaiguy
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Re: "Photo TV" Screensaver Doesn't Start

I'd see if there is some setting in Plex that will relinquish control when idle.
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