How to Use Smart Pause on Samsung Galaxy Note 3
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Samsung's Smart Pause feature allows you to automatically pause videos when you look away from your Samsung Galaxy Note 3's screen. This can be very useful when there is something that you need to attend to while you are watching your favorite video. Another amazing part of this feature is that the device will automatically play the paused video once you look at the screen again. This article will discuss how to activate and use Samsung Smart Pause on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
Edit How to activate Smart Pause on Samsung Galaxy Note 3
To activate the Smart Pause feature of your Samsung Galaxy Note 3, follow these procedures:
- 1Tap the "Back" button a few times until it gets you to the Home screen, or press the "Home" button once.2When you are on the home screen, tap on the "Apps" icon34On Settings, go to "Controls" and tap on "Smart Screen".56You have successfully turned on the Smart Pause feature on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.7
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Once activated, you can now start using Smart Pause on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3. To use the feature:
- 1Tap the "Back" button a few times until it gets you to the Home screen, or press the "Home" button once.2When you are on the Home screen, tap on the "Apps" icon3Go over the list, look for "Gallery", and open it by tapping it.4From your Gallery, choose a video that you want to play.5Play the video.
While you are playing it, look away from the screen. Your device will detect that you are not looking at the screen and automatically pause playback.6When you are ready to resume watching the video, look at the screen again.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will detect that you are looking at the screen and will automatically resume playback.7You have just learned how to use Smart Pause to automatically pause and play videos on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.8
EditQuestions and answers
I can't find the Controls tab on the Settings menu?
The Controls tab is the third tab on the Settings Menu. You can can open it by tapping on the tab. It is located between the Device tab and the General tab. The illustration below shows the exact location of the Control tab on the Settings menu.
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