Disable Tap to Wake on iPhone X, Xs, Xs Max, XR: Complete Guide

Disable Tap to wake for iPhone X, Xs, Xs Max, XR is an impressive feature that we can use only on iPhone X. Do Wakeup locked iPhone Screen, we can customize Tap to Wake option on iPhone X settings.

Tap to Wake up your iPhone X/ Xs/ Xs Max/ Xr locked screen using pre-enabled features, Just tap on the screen to wake up and see the recent notification, Messages and missed a call, Open camera (Swipe left on lock screen), Find Today View and more. For that we must activate the screen, prior to iPhone X these facilities invoke by press on home button once. But today we can Wake up iPhone X or Later screen by Tap to Wake function.

It doesn’t matter iPhone is in your hand or stay on your desk or other docking station. Personally, I am using this feature for know right time from my iPhone X.


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Obviously, this feature will consume more power like Raise to wake up.

Can I use Tap to Wake on iPhone X, Xs, Xs Max, XR, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus/6/6S?

No, Tap to Wake feature use screen sensor and it comes only on iPhone X both model (64 GB and 264 GB). Tap to Wake compatible Devices: iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6S, iPhone 5S, iPhone X or later.

1 Enable Tap to Wake on iPhone X

Steps for Turn on or Turn off Tap to Wake for iPhone X or Later

1: Go to the Settings app on iPhone X.

2: Find Accessibility option and go inside it.

1 Accessibility on iPhone X

3: Next to the Accessibility > Tap to Wake.

2 Disable Tap to Wake Up on iPhone X

Disable Tap to Wake option.

That’s it.

Turn on Wakeup screen while a touch on the screen, follow the steps above and Enable “Tap to Wake” toggle.

Tap to Wake isn’t working and won’t turn on While touching the screen

I am suggesting to you keep this awesome feature turn on, are you disabling this option because of battery save? Use low power mode Quickly enable from the control center or from iPhone settings.

Hope you guys enjoying Tap to Wake on iPhone X. that makes your iPhone easy to access.

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