How To Use Eye Tracking On Samsung Galaxy S6 And Galaxy S6 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge has many great new features and some have called it the best smartphones of 2015. One icon that people keep asking questions about is what is the eye tracking icon in the status bar of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. For those that want to know what the eye icon means in the Galaxy S6 status bar, the eye symbol means that Smart Stay is activated, which is a feature that can illuminate the display as long as you look at it.

The Galaxy S6 eye tracking symbol appears at regular intervals and then disappears again. What this means is that when the eye icon is activate and on the status appear, it tells you that the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is checking to see if you’re watching the screen or not. This works with the front camera of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge and checks for simple patterns, whether you’re still watching the screen to activate the Smart Stay feature.

 

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How to turn ON Smart Stay eye symbol on Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge:
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  1. Turn on the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge
  2. Go to Menu
  3. Select on Settings
  4. Select on Display
  5. Browse for the option called “Stay Smart”
  6. Check the box
  7. The eye icon will now appear in the status bar of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

 

Also, the “Smart Stay” feature for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is in the same menu. Smart Stay will allow the smartphone to actively turn the display ON and OFF based on eye recognition. The way that Smart Stay works is the eye tracking is based on the front sensors of the Galaxy S6 camera which can recognize when the user looks away and dim or turn off the display, then turn back on once you glance back at the screen.

 

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