How to Use Smart Scroll on the Samsung Galaxy S4

One of the standout features of the Galaxy S III was its Smart Stay function, which kept the display from timing out when you were reading an article by monitoring your eyes. For the Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung has upped the ante by adding its new Smart Scroll function.

Smart Scroll, as its name implies, allows you to scroll up or down a Web page by simply moving your head (or the phone) up and down. To enable this function:

  1. Open the Settings menu and select My Device tab at the top of the screen.

  2. Tap the Smart Screen tab.

     

  3. Switch the slider next to Smart Scroll from the Off to On position.

To use Smart Scroll:

  1. Open a Web page or email message and look down to scroll up on the page. To scroll down, look up.

 

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Daniel P. Howley
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A newspaper man at heart, Dan Howley wrote for Greater Media Newspapers before joining Laptopmag.com. He also served as a news editor with ALM Media’s Law Technology News, and he holds a B.A. in English from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
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  1. whatisthat Says:

    Is that a demo?

    laptop-driver. blogspot . c o m

  2. Said Says:

    Still I Dont Get It Coz Mine Is not Working and I Did All The Ways So Ca I Get More Help To Do That

    Thnks

  3. noelj Says:

    Smart scroll does not work well fore either. Im turning it off.

  4. icculus Says:

    Had my S4 for 2 days and have found that the Smart Scroll function works only for the “Internet” app, and the “email” app. These are the stock apps, not Chrome or Gmail. Still trying to figure out the Smart Pause feature.

  5. christy Says:

    icculus — THANK YOU SO MUCH! I thought my s4 was defected and the smart scroll feature was broken…. I wasn’t using the stock apps that came with the phone but now it works perfectly!

  6. Hope Says:

    Does not work ,maybe it needs a kind of update
    or it a trick from Samsung

  7. Kerry Rodriquez Says:

    Thank you for walking through from begining. I had trouble finding the feature on the phone and this helped a lot……

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