Patch: add Sneak Peek option to Display settings

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Patch for enabling Sneak Peak (Low power mode) option in Display settings.

Reopen Settings application after applying this patch.

Patch working with SailfishsOS only
For older versions download seconf rpm file from site and install it manually

Donations are welcome =)

Application versions: 

Updated for


mixmax's picture

But not in 3.1 ?

nobodyinperson's picture

Still works in

gedeon's picture

Hi, I use this patch on , usually no problem, but sometimes it doesen't work normally. I see when the sceen is turn on when I take out from my pocket but I can't see the time. Someone experienced similar, perhaps? This is just sometimes occurs, but I don't understand why. Idea?

alina's picture

I use another patch to show statusbar on Sneak Peek and have the same issue. In my case I can see the status bar, but not time and date. Seems the problem exists in Sneak Peek itself.

jolla140917's picture

Don't work with sailfish os ,can you fix it?

Schturman's picture

Can't be installed on last sys update (

pi3141etc's picture

it would be possible to program volume up/down functions for waking up the device?

objectifnul's picture

Could not reinstall, due to a mysterious dependency issue:

Fatal error: nothing provides jolla-settings-system = 0.2.51-10, required by sailfishos-display-sneak-peak-0.0.2-1.noarch

Note: I do have jolla-settings-system-0.2.51-10.49.1.jolla.armv7hl installed.

objectifnul's picture

Reply to myself: installation OK with 0.0.2-2.

Schturman's picture

Not work after last sys update (


mmad's picture

Is it necessary to install something (patch manager?) before installing the Patch? 


coderus's picture

sure, you need patchmanager to use patches :)

Schturman's picture

Don't know why, but it not work for me...

I have LPM enabled with:
mcetool --set-low-power-mode=enabled

Now I disabled this and tried to apply with your patch, but it not show me LPM :(

P.S. Yes, refreshed home screen.

coderus's picture

You do not need to refresh anything.

mcetool | grep "low power"
Schturman's picture

Patch applied and here is output:
[nemo@Jolla ~]$ mcetool | grep "low power"
mcetool: E: send message: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.AccessDenied: Rejected send message, 1 matched rules; type="method_call", sender=":1.29215" (uid=100000 pid=19533 comm="mcetool ") interface="" member="get_memory_level" error name="(unset)" requested_reply="0" destination="" (uid=0 pid=405 comm="/usr/sbin/mce --systemd ")
Use low power mode:            disabled
[nemo@Jolla ~]$

P.S. Also in your description it show "Patch for showing original avatar when calling without glass effect." ;)

coderus's picture

so, patch applied, now go to Settings -> System -> Display and enable Sneak Peak

Schturman's picture

Ohhh sorry, didn't saw this option. For some reasons I was thinking it should be applied automatically after applying patch :)


coderus's picture

Did you read description? <<Patch for enabling Sneak Peak (Low power mode) option in Display settings.>>

Schturman's picture

yes, and i didn't see this option immediately after applying this putch. It appeared only after closing system app and opening it again.

coderus's picture

Fine, added this to description :D

heubergen's picture

Thanks, great idea and great app!

Could you add a possibilty so I can show the sneak peak with one touch when the display is off?

coderus's picture

no, when display is off no touch events are produced.

subeditor's picture

But how wake up on double tap is working than?

coderus's picture

Tap events are different from composed touch gestures

heubergen's picture

Hmm, okay. This system restiction is sad but it is so.