FORUMS

XDA Recap: This Week In Android (Apr 18 – 25)

Here in the digital XDA newsroom, we spend our days pouring over an average of … more

Sunday Debate: Custom ROMs vs. Modular Tweaks

Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on Mods and ROMs. Come with your opinions and feel free to … more

AOSP 5.1 Lollipop for Nexus Q

Google Nexus Q is an intriguing device released with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It was abandoned by … more

XDA Picks: Best Apps of the Week (Apr 17 – 24)

Apps are at the front and center of any smartphone experience, and with over a … more
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread

[Q] Best "Smart Stay" app for Nexus 5?

18th March 2014, 12:50 AM |#1  
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 2
 
More
Those of you using a "Smart Stay" app on your Nexus 5, which one are you using. This is the only feature from Galaxy S4 I miss (I kept all the other crap turned off on that phone). I noticed there's a few in the Play Store. What's everyone having the best luck with? I want my screen timeout set at 30 secs, but don't want the screen going off when I've looking at the display. Thanks for any suggestions.

- Jeremy
 
 
18th March 2014, 04:41 PM |#2  
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 2
 
More
Wow, nobody is using this feature? Is there another alternative people are using on the N5 to keep the screen on while readings, etc.

Thanks.

- Jeremy
18th March 2014, 05:00 PM |#3  
butterbeanmash's Avatar
Member
Flag Chichester
Thanks Meter: 12
 
More
I use Screebl. It's never let me down in several years and on several phones.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...s.screebl.lite
18th March 2014, 11:47 PM |#4  
itmustbejj's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Indianapolis
Thanks Meter: 40
 
Donate to Me
More
I use Gravity Screen. The free version is perfect for me, but I got the donate version because it's a great app.
19th March 2014, 09:48 PM |#5  
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 2
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by itmustbejj

I use Gravity Screen. The free version is perfect for me, but I got the donate version because it's a great app.

I'm giving Gravity Screen a try. It sounds pretty promising. I'm having some trouble getting it dialed in though. Any tips? What features of it are you using. I've got the "Turn off when laying flat on the table" option working well. I'm having trouble with setting it for the screen to turn off when phone is in pocket. Default angle is set at like 60 degrees I believe. However with the size of the phone, my phone is more vertical in my pocket.

I'm going to continue to try and tweak it, but thought you might be able to make some suggestions since it sounds like you've been using the app for awhile. Thanks.

- Jeremy
19th March 2014, 09:56 PM |#6  
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 2
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by butterbeanmash

I use Screebl. It's never let me down in several years and on several phones.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...s.screebl.lite

Sounds interesting as well. At first glance I like the interface of Gravity Screen better, but I'll give this one a try as well. Thanks for the reply!

-Jeremy
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Top Threads in Nexus 5 Q&A, Help & Troubleshooting by ThreadRank