Smart Stay +

Smart Stay +


This application is designed for people exasperated with the device automatic screen off feature when reading or using android devices.

This service app uses the front facing camera to detect when you are looking at the phone and then makes sure the phone screen stays on!

The coolest feature of Samsung Galaxy devices has been improved and is now available on other android devices!

"+" embedded features for improved reading/watching experience (android 4.1 minimum):
- Night mode: Force screen on (useful when face detection not working - in the dark)
- Rotation off: Lock screen rotation (useful when you use your phone stretched out in the bed)
- Baby mode (donors only): Disable most of the touchscreen (when you give your phone to your baby)

# IMPORTANT: This app is not a malware. Used permissions are explained below

# IMPORTANT FOR SAMSUNG GALAXY USERS: Smart Stay + adds some features to native official Smart Stay, if you want to try it on your device, please first disable official Smart Stay into your display settings in order to use Smart Stay + :)

# IMPORTANT FOR CUSTOM ROMs USERS:
ROMs below are not compatible :
- NOT COMPATIBLE WITH NEW CYANOGEN 11
- RomAur (for Sony xperia z devices)
- MIUI based on Android 4.1.1 (for Galasy S3)

# DEVELOPERS & ADVANCED USERS:
SmartStay+ is now compliant with standard automation API : Whatever the service is running or not, you will be able to use the SmartStay+ face detection feature from your app (developers) or from automation apps (Locale, Tasker, EasyProfiles...)
API features available :
- Launch "Scan user face" for a specified duration (Setting/Action)
# Available in Tasker : Add Task / Plugin / Scan user face
- Detect result of user face scanning (Condition) :
# Available in Tasker : Add Profile / State / Plugin / User face scan result




Permissions explained:

ACCESSIBILITY Service (Warning message displayed: This app can collect all of the text you type, except passwords...):
Used to detect user presence in order to use the camera (user touch the screen) only when it is necessary

android.permission.CAMERA:
Of course :)

android.permission.WAKE_LOCK:
android.permission.DISABLE_KEYGUARD:
Used to keep the screen on when user face is detected

android.permission.INTERNET:
android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE:
Used to send errors logs (anonymous data)

android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
Used for "Bed mode" (screen rotation enabled/disabled)

android.permission.GET_TASKS:
Used to detect when Youtube app is running

android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
Used for baby mode (touchscreen lock)


Smart Stay images sources:
www.samsung.com

If this app is not working on your device, please try also similar Face Detection apps on Google Play(like "ISeeYou" and "Smart Stay Ex" for example)

Recent changes:
Bug fix:
- Minor bug
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3.9
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File size
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About Smart Stay +
This application is designed for people exasperated with the device automatic screen off feature when reading or using android devices.

This service app uses the front facing camera to detect when you are looking at the phone and then makes sure the phone screen stays on!

The coolest feature of Samsung Galaxy devices has been improved and is now available on other android devices!

"+" embedded features for improved reading/watching experience (android 4.1 minimum):
- Night mode: Force screen on (useful when face detection not working - in the dark)
- Rotation off: Lock screen rotation (useful when you use your phone stretched out in the bed)
- Baby mode (donors only): Disable most of the touchscreen (when you give your phone to your baby)

# IMPORTANT: This app is not a malware. Used permissions are explained below

# IMPORTANT FOR SAMSUNG GALAXY USERS: Smart Stay + adds some features to native official Smart Stay, if you want to try it on your device, please first disable official Smart Stay into your display settings in order to use Smart Stay + :)

# IMPORTANT FOR CUSTOM ROMs USERS:
ROMs below are not compatible :
- NOT COMPATIBLE WITH NEW CYANOGEN 11
- RomAur (for Sony xperia z devices)
- MIUI based on Android 4.1.1 (for Galasy S3)

# DEVELOPERS & ADVANCED USERS:
SmartStay+ is now compliant with standard automation API : Whatever the service is running or not, you will be able to use the SmartStay+ face detection feature from your app (developers) or from automation apps (Locale, Tasker, EasyProfiles...)
API features available :
- Launch "Scan user face" for a specified duration (Setting/Action)
# Available in Tasker : Add Task / Plugin / Scan user face
- Detect result of user face scanning (Condition) :
# Available in Tasker : Add Profile / State / Plugin / User face scan result




Permissions explained:

ACCESSIBILITY Service (Warning message displayed: This app can collect all of the text you type, except passwords...):
Used to detect user presence in order to use the camera (user touch the screen) only when it is necessary

android.permission.CAMERA:
Of course :)

android.permission.WAKE_LOCK:
android.permission.DISABLE_KEYGUARD:
Used to keep the screen on when user face is detected

android.permission.INTERNET:
android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE:
Used to send errors logs (anonymous data)

android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
Used for "Bed mode" (screen rotation enabled/disabled)

android.permission.GET_TASKS:
Used to detect when Youtube app is running

android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
Used for baby mode (touchscreen lock)


Smart Stay images sources:
www.samsung.com

If this app is not working on your device, please try also similar Face Detection apps on Google Play(like "ISeeYou" and "Smart Stay Ex" for example)

Recent changes:
Bug fix:
- Minor bug

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A Google User
Tuesday 7:58 PM
Good idea! Thanks jim
A Google User
Dec 12, 2014
Loved it Not so nice. So so
A Google User
Dec 10, 2014
Good It works surprisingly well on my Xperia C3 (obvious reason of it having a 5MP front camera). Camera doesn't crash, even when it's dark and I'm under the blanket, it detects my face.
A Google User
Dec 10, 2014
Great App! I like it. It works seamlessly. Sometimes minor strange behaviours, but thats all. :)
A Google User
Dec 10, 2014
Issue with Camera crashes Can't give it a good rating until it works properly with CM11. It works great until you have to use your camera and It consistently takes over the camera ,causing it to crash. I would happily buy the donate version if he fixes this issue!