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Annoying Overlay in Android (FireTV) Client

PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:48 am
by btaroli
This overlay started showing up very recently and I have to admit that I find it extremely annoying. It won't disappear unless I hit the "back" button on the remote. I'd like a way to set this not to appear by default, or to set a delay before it automatically dismisses itself. I've gone through all the settings I can find and see nothing that seems to affect it.

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Re: Annoying Overlay in Android (FireTV) Client

PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:11 pm
by the_man
The DVBLink Theatre for the Android was updated a day ago. There this Overlay disappears in a few sec.

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Re: Annoying Overlay in Android (FireTV) Client

PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:31 pm
by btaroli
Yep... DVBLink Theater, latest version, rebooted just to be sure it wasn't running an old one or something. Played video for two minutes and that damn thing didn't auto-dismiss. Any other suggestions? I reviewed player settings and nothing I see there seems to reference this. it was one thing when it was just the progress thumb that wouldn't go away, but now that that stupid audio menu takes up 1/3 of the screen at the top ALSO won't go away, it's friggin annoying.

Re: Annoying Overlay in Android (FireTV) Client

PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:38 pm
by the_man
Just to be sure you do have a latest version.
How player looks like? I mean like before or it became darker?

Re: Annoying Overlay in Android (FireTV) Client

PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:09 pm
by btaroli
Well, there's this...

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But when you ask what it looks like it honestly doesn't look that different to me...

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But as I begin playback I see:

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And over a minute later, I still see:

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Is there something more I can add to clarify?


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Re: Annoying Overlay in Android (FireTV) Client

PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:03 pm
by the_man
And this layout does not disappear by himself?
I've have the exact same version and bar in the player disappears in a two seconds after starting/switching channel/

Re: Annoying Overlay in Android (FireTV) Client

PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:04 pm
by the_man
Ah, i see you are talking about Recordings. There Really it does not disappear automatically.

Re: Annoying Overlay in Android (FireTV) Client

PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:09 pm
by btaroli
Well there ya go! :) I watch nearly zero live television. Maybe once or twice a year. ;)


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Re: Annoying Overlay in Android (FireTV) Client

PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:58 pm
by the_man
Is added into the Todo List.