How to Enable or Disable Raise to Wake Lock screen Feature in iPhone

Like most iPhone users who have tried out iOS 10 beta, I’m quite happy with the latest operating system. Impressed with the complete package, we have compiled a huge list of 107 awesome iOS 10 features.

“Raise to Wake” is an exclusive Lock screen feature in iOS 10. Once enabled, it allows you to automatically turn on the screen of your device whenever you pick it up.

As for instance, you no longer have to press the Home button or power button to wake your device’ screen. All you have to do is simply pick up your iPhone and you are done!

How to Disable Raise to Wake Lockscreen feature in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

Step #1. Open Settings app on your iPhone and tap on Display & brightness.

Tap on Settings Then Display & Brightness in iOS 10 on iPhone

Step #2. Turn off the switch next to Raise to Wake. (By default, this feature is turned on.)

Turn Off Raise to Wake Feature on iPhone in iOS 10

How to Enable Raise to Wake Lockscreen feature in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone → Next up, tap on Display & Brightness.

Tap on Settings Then Display & Brightness in iOS 10 on iPhone

Step #2. Now, you need to turn on the switch next to Raise to Wake.

Disable Raise to Wake in iOS 10 on iPhone

That’s it!

If you already have been an Apple Watch user, you would know that there is nothing new about this feature.

Personally, I had been waiting for this functionality to arrive on iPhone as well ever since I started using the Watch. With iPhone 6s boasting of excellent Touch ID sensor, I would often unlock the device while trying to wake it.

Many users had also reported that the fingerprint scanner being so fast, they would often unlock their device whenever they press the Home button to wake the screen. Deep down I knew that Apple would soon resolve this issue.

Besides, Android’s “Ambient Display”, which has the same functionality, has existed for quite some time. It’s great that iOS has finally got it as well.

Video on Turning ON/OFF “Raise to Wake” Lockscreen in iOS 10

What do you think of Raise to Wake feature? Do share your feedback with us in the comment section.

How to Enable or Disable Raise to Wake in iOS 10 on iPhone and iPad

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Dhvanesh Adhiyahttps://www.igeeksblog.com
The founder of iGeeksBlog, Dhvanesh, is an Apple aficionado, who cannot stand even a slight innuendo about Apple products. He dons the cap of editor-in-chief to make sure that articles match the quality standard before they are published.

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