Turning the screen off

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  1. Frederickdawg

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    Sorry if this has been asked before. Is there a way of turning the main entertainment radio GPS screen off when driving ? I prefer a dark cabin especially when driving at night.

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    The 6.1” or 7” MFD?

    DISP —> Settings —> Screen off.

    Or SETUP —> Screen off
     
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    I think they're asking about the Entertainment screen. Mine has a PWR button - but it's not black, though even with power off. The phone standby and some other icons will likely never turn off.
     
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    The PWR button is just for turning the audio off, if the OP is is looking for a blank screen then he must go through the settings as Tideland Prius suggests.
     
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    I had a look - no, I couldn't blank it out in the Entertainment System settings - without black paper and sticky tape.

    It's not only used by the phone, but also the backup camera, so needs to be active. I'm not sure - when the car beeps and makes other noises - as it does quite often - are they processed by the Entertainment System? I listened, but couldn't work out where they were coming from - whether it's the speakers, I'm not sure.
     
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    On mine it's, SETUP - DISPLAY - Screen off.
    Although it does leave the touch buttons illuminated.
    Selecting NAV or MEDIA will bring the screen back on.
     
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    It would have been nice for safety factors to have a single press option to turn off the JBL radio entertainment display. Thanks for looking into it.

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