How To Use Eye Tracking On Essential PH1

How To Use Eye Tracking On Essential PH1

Another amazing feature of the Essential PH1 is the Smart Stay feature that works when you’re looking at the phone and the screen will stay on. You’ll know that this feature is enabled if you see the eye tracking symbol on the status bar. The Smart Stay feature to check for simple patterns by using the Essential PH1 front camera if you are still looking the screen.

How to Turn ON Smart Stay Eye Symbol on Essential PH1:



  1. Switch Essential PH1 on
  2. Choose Settings from the Menu
  3. Tap on Display
  4. Look for the option “Smart Stay”
  5. Mark the box to enable the feature
  6. You will know if the feature has been enabled once the eye icon showed on the status bar


Eye recognition is an advanced technology. Many smartphones use it today, such as the Essential PH1. This feature is called Smart Stay on the Essential PH1. The sensors are placed on the front camera that recognizes the user if they are looking at the screen. If it recognized you looking at it, the screen will stay but once you look away, the display will dim or turn off.