Learn how to change the Auto-Lock and Passcode settings to extend the timeout period for an iPad.
Auto-Lock is the amount of time that elapses before the iPad turns off the display and you have to swipe the screen to resume.
Choose Settings > General > Auto-Lock.
Auto-Lock can be set up to 15 minutes
Please note the battery drains faster with longer Auto-Lock times.
Passcode Lock is the amount of time that elapses before the screen locks and you have to enter your passcode to resume.
Choose Settings> General > Passcode Lock.
Passcode lock can be set up to 1 hour.