How to Enable Disable Tap to Wake on iPhone on iOS 17.1.2

🗓️ October 6, 2021 By ✍️ Jaysukh patel

Tap to Wake up your iPhone 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 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 the 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 to know right time from my iPhone.

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, iPhone 11 /Pro /Max, iPhone 12 Series, iPhone 13/Pro/Max..

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 Touchenable-tap-to-wake-on-iphone-screen
  4. on the touch setting screen, turn toggle of next to the tap to wake.
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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.

I hope you guys enjoying Tap to Wake on iPhone. that makes your iPhone easy to access.

Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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