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powerSaveBlocker

Block the system from entering low-power (sleep) mode.

Process: Main

For example:

const {powerSaveBlocker} = require('electron')

const id = powerSaveBlocker.start('prevent-display-sleep')
console.log(powerSaveBlocker.isStarted(id))

powerSaveBlocker.stop(id)

Methods

The powerSaveBlocker module has the following methods:

powerSaveBlocker.start(type)

Returns Integer - The blocker ID that is assigned to this power blocker

Starts preventing the system from entering lower-power mode. Returns an integer identifying the power save blocker.

Note: prevent-display-sleep has higher precedence over prevent-app-suspension. Only the highest precedence type takes effect. In other words, prevent-display-sleep always takes precedence over prevent-app-suspension.

For example, an API calling A requests for prevent-app-suspension, and another calling B requests for prevent-display-sleep. prevent-display-sleep will be used until B stops its request. After that, prevent-app-suspension is used.

powerSaveBlocker.stop(id)

Stops the specified power save blocker.

powerSaveBlocker.isStarted(id)

Returns Boolean - Whether the corresponding powerSaveBlocker has started.


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