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Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus: Turn On Smart Stay

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 are without a doubt some of the best smartphones of 2017. One of the great features that many folks are not aware of is the Smart Stay feature. Activating the Smart Stay feature allows the screen display to be illuminated if you look at it.

You will find that the eye symbol on the Galaxy S8 appears and disappears at regular intervals. This happens to indicate that the Galaxy S8 is trying to detect whether you are looking at the screen or not. The feature makes use of your Galaxy S8’s front camera. The sensor of the front camera checks for patterns to see whether you are still looking at the screen so as to activate the Smart Stay feature.


Activating Smart Stay Eye Symbol Feature on Galaxy S8

The guide below shows you how to enable the Smart Stay eye symbol feature on your Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone so that it appears in the status bar;

  1. Switch on the Galaxy S8
  2. From the Menu, click on the Settings
  3. Proceed to the Display settings and locate the Smart Stay option
  4. Check the box for the option above
  5. Now you should be able to see the eye icon in the status bar of your Galaxy S8


The steps provided above will be sufficient to help you add the eye icon on your Samsung Galaxy S8’s status bar.


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