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Initial post: Sep 19, 2013 1:51:24 AM PDT
R. Houser says:
can I turn off screen and listen to audio on utube?

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 19, 2013 10:52:56 PM PDT
You can let the Kindle go to sleep and your screensaver will show. However, having "the screen on" does not drain your battery.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 19, 2013 11:01:02 PM PDT
That depends on which kindle it is, Ed. Given the OP is talking about youtube I'd suspect they have a Fire, in which case (being backlit) having the screen on does drain the battery.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 20, 2013 9:14:27 AM PDT
Ah, yes, CBP. I totally missed that. Must have been past my bedtime.
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