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Camera motion and eye contact in Galaxy S3?

by IsaAl122 / December 2, 2012 3:47 AM PST

Hey

I bought galaxy S3 and my friend has it too and he told me he can just hold his phone in a horizontal way and the camera will open automatically , so how can I do that?

and also the eye contact which the screen stays on until I don't look at the screen , I tried that but it didn't work so maybe I did something wrong so please can u give me what should I do in the settings to turn this on?


Thanks

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Can't find that feature.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 2, 2012 3:50 AM PST

Go back to those that claim such and ask for a demo.
Bob

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RE: Camera motion and eye contact in Galaxy S3?
by bml3k / December 4, 2012 4:42 AM PST

To keep the screen active while you are looking at it, the Smart Stay feature needs to be turned on:

Settings > Display > Smart Stay (check the box)

I haven't figured out how to get the camera app to open when the phone is turned horizontal yet.

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