Galaxy S9 - How do I enable the Smart stay feature on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?

Last Update Date : May 10. 2018

Smart Stay

When you’re catching up on news or reading a long magazine piece, you don’t want the screen to turn off on you. Enable Smart stay to keep you and your phone tuned in. Let’s get started.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Enable Smart Stay

Note: The Smart stay feature prevents the display from turning off while you are looking at the device.

1 From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Touch Advanced features.
4 Touch Smart stay
5 To turn on Smart stay, touch the slider:
Galaxy S9 - How do I enable the Smart stay feature on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?

Important: Smart stay works best when you hold your phone upright and steady, you are in a well-lit place, but not direct sunlight, and when the front camera is not being used by another app.

Not finding what you're looking for? We're here to help.


Live Chat

We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through Live Chat


Please send us an email for general questions or technical support and we will reply within 24 hours.

Track Your Service

Find out how to track your service online.

SmartThings Support

Help with Hubs, Kits, Sensors and Outlets


Watch and learn how to get the most out of your Samsung products!

Samsung Members Community

Join the Samsung Members community! Peer to peer support for mobile phones.

Online Service Request

Find out how to submit an Online Service Request.



Mon - Sun : 8:30 AM -12 AM (EST)
7 days a week, 365 days a year

Online Shop1-855-254-4747
8:30am – 12:00am midnight (EST)
7 days a week, 365 days a year.

* For any printer related enquiries please visit the HP website .

Face-to-face support

Samsung Support Centers

Find out more about how you can get face-to-face help.

Smart Service

Find out more about Smart Service.

Contact Us