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What are the Smart features on my Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2?

Smart features enhance the way you interact with your device. Using built-in cameras and sensors, your device can coordinate with your movements for seamless operation.

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Smart Stay

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

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.3 Smart Features
  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Touch the CONTROLS tab.

    To switch to the tab view, touch More options > Switch to tab view.

  4. Touch Smart screen.

  5. Mark the Smart stay checkbox to turn on the feature and touch OK.

Turn On Using the Quick Settings Panel

You can also quickly turn Smart stay on or off from the Quick Settings Panel. Using two fingers slightly separated, swipe from the top of the screen to the bottom and then touch Smart stay.

   

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.

  • When the front-facing camera is not being used by another application.

Smart Rotation

The Smart rotation feature uses the front-facing camera to sense when you are looking at your device, and it keeps your screen from rotating (based on your face's orientation). If you are viewing your device in portrait mode and happen to lie back on your couch, the screen remains in portrait mode.

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.3 Smart Features
  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Touch the CONTROLS tab. 

    To switch to the tab view, touch More options > Switch to tab view.

  4. Touch Smart screen.

  5. Mark the Smart rotation checkbox to turn on the feature and touch OK.

   

Smart rotation may not work in the following situations:

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

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

  • When the front-facing camera is already in use by another application.

  • When you are using other gestures, such as Air View.

Smart Pause

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

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.3 Smart Features
  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Touch the CONTROLS tab. 

    To switch to the tab view, touch More options > Switch to tab view.

  4. Touch Smart screen.

  5. Mark the Smart pause checkbox to turn on the feature and touch OK.

   

Smart Pause may not work in the following situations:

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

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

  • When the front-facing camera is already in use by another application.

  • When you are connected to an external video device using the AllShare Cast Wireless Hub or an HDMI® cable.

  • When you are using other gestures, such as Air View.

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