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Set an AFK Warn Timeout for your App

Use and functionality of the feature AFK warn Timeout (Minutes).

Displays a warning message with a count down when the time you have set for the warn Timeout (minutes) feature on your Config from your Control Panel has reached the end.

Prerequisites

For this document, you need :

  1. Access to the Control Panel ;

  2. A user Account.

Instructions

Step 1. Select your App

Select your App from the drop down menu in ‘'Step 1 : Select an App’' from the Control Panel.

Refer to this document if you need to Add an App to your Control Panel.

Step 2. Select/Create your Config

Select your Config from ‘'Step 2 : Create a Config’' in the Control Panel.

Refer to this document if you need to create a new Config.

Step 3. Go to the ‘'Session’' Tab

Go to: Control Panel > Step 2: Create a Config > Edit > Session

Step 4. Check the box of IsAFK Enabled

If the Feature ‘IsAFK Enabled' is not selected, then the ‘Warn Timeout’ and 'Close Timeout’ will NOT be applied later on the user session.

Step 5. Set an AFK Warn Timeout (Minutes)

  1. Go to : ‘AFK warn Timeout (minutes)’.

  2. Enter the time after which you will get a warning message in the text field (In this example, we chose 5 minutes).

  3. Click save.

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Image 1. Session : AFK Warn Timeout (Minutes)

Step 6. Test the Feature

1. Run the game

Go to: Control Panel > Step 3: Generate URLs > Play App.

2. Do not use your mouse and/or keyboard

Don’t perform any action on your App. Don’t click on anything for 5 minutes (i.e. time we set as an example of the AFK warn Timeout (minutes)).

3. An AFK warning gets displayed on the screen

This screen displays a warning message with a count down when the time you have set for the warn Timeout (minutes) feature on your Config from your Control Panel has reached the end.

Image 3. An AFK warning display with a countdown

4. Click 'Continue Streaming' to go back to the session

You can restore your session by clicking on ‘Continue Streaming’ before the count down timer ends.

Image 4. Click Continue Streaming

Note: AFK warn Timeout is applicable even when the Tab is minimized.

This Feature is useful for users on the Pay Per Minute plan. (i.e. to reduce Streaming time and save usage) (Select the PPM plan from here).

Same as the ‘AFK Close Timeout’ (See this document).

Same as the ‘Session Duration’ (See this document).

Same as the ‘URL expiry Date’ (See this document).

Same as ‘Close Tab on Losing Visibility’ (See this document).

Now you are ready to apply the AFK Warn Timeout (Minutes) feature!

Check what happens if you don’t click ‘'Continue Streaming’' on the Warn Timeout Message


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