When the eye icon shows in the notification bar, it means that the Smart Stay feature in Samsung Galaxy S4 orSamsung Galaxy Note 2 is enabled. The feature tells the phone to keep the screen enabled while you’re looking at it. For people that read and those that constantly play multimedia files in their devices such as videos and photos, the feature is a must have.
1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu key.2. Choose Settings.3. Tap My Device tab.4. Touch Smart Screen.5. Tap Smart Rotation and disable it.6. Tap Smart Stay and disable the feature.7. The eye icon should be gone by now.