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Smart Stay Feature on Your Galaxy Tab S

The Smart Stay feature uses the front-facing camera to detect when you are looking at your device and pauses video playback when you look away from the screen.

Smart Stay

Samsung Galaxy Tab S Smart Stay Feature

Smart stay will not work if you are using a downloaded video player, a pop-up player, or Multi Window.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings > DEVICE > Display.  

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S Smart Stay Feature
  2. Touch Smart stay or mark the checkbox to turn on the feature.    

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S Smart Stay Feature
  3. Touch OK.  

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S Smart Stay Feature
  4. Smart Stay works best under the following conditions:

    • When the device is held steady and upright.  

    • When the device is in well-lit conditions, but the screen is not in direct light.

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