Videostream Chrome app keeps my mac awake even when a video is not playing



  • I finished used VS and I closed the tab in chrome were VS was standing. I expected my Mac to sleep to after a while (15 min according to my Energy Save settings) but even after 1 hour the screen was still ON.

    Running the command "pmset -g" clearly indicates that Chrome is preventing my Mac form sleeping:

    AC Power 2*
    Currently in use:
    standbydelay 10800
    standby 1
    womp 1
    halfdim 1
    hibernatefile /var/vm/sleepimage
    darkwakes 1
    networkoversleep 0
    disksleep 10
    sleep 1
    autopoweroffdelay 14400
    hibernatemode 3
    autopoweroff 1
    ttyskeepawake 1
    displaysleep 10 (display sleep prevented by Google Chrome)
    acwake 0
    lidwake 1

    As a workaround, going to the Chrome Task Manager and end the process "Background page: Videostream for Google Chromecast" releases the "lock" and then the Mac can sleep.

    I think you guys should release the "Keep Awake" lock when a video is not playing to prevent that.


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