Eye Tracking Feature On Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus

One of the greatest features on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus is eye tracking. Many people have been asking questions concerning the eye tracking feature in the status bar of their Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus smartphones. This feature usually means that the Smart Stay is active and hence you can use it to illuminate the screen display as long as you eye are looking at it.

Usually, the eye tracking appears and disappears again at intervals. This indicates that the activated feature is checking to see if you are looking at the screen or not. This feature usually makes use of the front camera of your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus smartphone. It normally checks for simple patterns and whether or not you are still watching the screen in order for the Smart Stay feature to be activated.


Turning On the Smart Stay Eye Symbol

  1. Power on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone
  2. Go to the Menu and select the Settings
  3. Click on Display
  4. Now browse through to locate the Smart Stay option
  5. Check this box and the icon will be displayed in the status bar of your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus


The Smart Stay feature is located in the same menu for both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone. This Smart Stay feature enables the Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus smartphone to turn ON and OFF the display basing on the eye recognition. As mentioned before Smart Stay feature works by using your front camera sensors to recognize if you are looking at away from the screen in which case the display will dim or turn off. Once turn back to look at the screen, the display will be turned on once again.


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