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What is the Smart Stay feature on my Samsung Galaxy S III mini?

The Smart stay feature uses the front camera to sense when you are looking at your device and keeps the screen from turning off regardless of the screen timeout setting.

Smart Stay

From the Home screen, touch Menu > Settings > My device > Smart screen. Mark the checkbox next to Smart stay to turn on the feature.

Smart stay may not work in the following situations:

  • When your device is docked or is not held upright.

  • When the front camera fails to detect your face and eyes.

  • When the source of the light is behind you or you are using your device in the dark.

  • When the front camera is being used in another application.

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