iOS 10 Raise to Wake Supported Devices and How to Use it


If you want know what is Raise to Wake in iOS 10, then this guide will give you the exact answer. We will also tell you its supported devices and how to enable/disable this function.


Oct. 14, 2016


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Apple has added a lot of brand new and cool features to the latest released iOS 10. Many users have updated their devices to enjoy it. Some people are fond of the new features like the bubble effects of iMessages, while others dislike the Press home to unlock feature.

The Press to home button has changed the way people unlock the iPhone/iPad. And there is another new feature that has changed the way waking iPhone from sleep: Raise to Wake. Here we will give you the brief introduction about the iOS 10 Raise to Wake and the way to use it. Let’s begin.

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What is Raise to Wake in iOS 10

In the past, you have to press Home button or on/off button to wake you iPhone. But now it has became easier with the new Raise to Wake function in iOS 10. Your iPhone will wake automatically when you pick it up, so that you can immediately see all the notifications at a glance. However, the Raise to Wake function isn’t working on all iOS 10 devices. Check the next part to get the details.

iOS 10 Raise to Wake Supported Devices

Some users say that the Raise to Wake not working on their iOS 10 devices, like iPhone 6/6 Plus or iPhone 5/5s. That’s because it is only supported by the relatively new iPhone with M9 co-processor:

  • iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus

How to Turn on/Turn off Raise to Wake in iOS 10

For iOS 10 Raise to Wake supported devices, this function is defaulted on. Some users are fond of it. However, some users say that the iPhone wake up too often at times when it shouldn’t. And it can also drain the iPhone battery. If you want to turn it off, follow the steps below to make it.

Step 1. Go to Settings app > Tap on Display & Brightness.

Step 2. Turn off the switch next to Raise to Wake. You can also turn on Raise to Wake if you miss it in the future.

iOS 10 Raise to Wake

iOS 10 Raise to Wake

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