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How do i enable players coming to a game from being timedout while waiting for other gamers to join? Must be from the app side not the gamer side.

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Connections that automatically close after inactivity can be kept alive by sending what are often called "keepalive" or "heartbeat" packets.

At regular intervals, perhaps every 20 seconds or 30 or 60 or whatever works for you, both sides send a message to each other. They don't need any content, send a zero if you don't have anything better. As long as there is data flowing through the connection, the connection should not close due to inactivity.

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