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What is the Smart Stay Feature on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0?

Smart Stay

The Smart stay feature uses the front camera to detect when you are looking at your device so that the screen stays on regardless of the screen timeout setting.

Turning on Smart Stay

To turn on the Smart stay feature, from the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings > Controls > Smart screen > Smart stay. Mark the checkbox next to Smart stay to turn the feature on.

Smart stay works best under the following conditions:

  • Your device is held steady and upright.
  • The front camera is not being used by another application.
  • Your device is in well-lit conditions, but the screen is not in direct light.

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