How to Disable Tap to Wake on iPhone XR,11 Pro Max, Xs Max, X: Complete Guide

Last Updated on Feb 15, 2020

Tap to Wake up your iPhone X-series 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 the lock screen), Find Today View and more. For that we must activate the screen, prior to iPhone X these facilities invoke by the press on the home button once. But today we can Wake up iPhone X or Later screen by Tap to Wake function.

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

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

How to turn off the Tap to Wake feature on your iPhone

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

iOS 13 and later: How to turn off the Tap to Wake feature on your iPhone

  1. Open the Settings App
  2. Tap Accessibility
  3. Next scroll the screen tap Touch
  4. on the touch setting screen, turn toggle of next to the tap to wake.

That’s it!

iOS 12 or Earlier users- Steps for Turn on or Turn off Tap to Wake for iPhone X

  • Go to the Settings app on iPhone X.
  • Tap General
  • Find the Accessibility option and go inside it.

1 Accessibility on iPhone X

  • Next to the Accessibility
  • Turn toggle Tap to Wake OFF/White.

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.

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