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5 Ways to Fix Raise to Wake Not Working on Galaxy Watch

Being a high-end Android Wear smartwatch, the Samsung Galaxy Watch gets a plethora of features available on this smartwatch, including third-party apps support and raise to wake display. But, several people are facing issues with the feature. Therefore, in this article, we will share working methods to fix the raise to wake not working on Galaxy Watch.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Raise Wrist to Wake Feature

Raise to Wake Not Working on Galaxy Watch? Here’s the Fix

If you are also facing issues with your Galaxy Watch’s raise-to-wake feature not working, then check out the ways mentioned in this article to fix it. We are using the Galaxy Watch 4 to show how to fix this issue. Read on.

Method 1- Enable Raise to Wake Correctly

First of all, you should check if you have enabled the raise-to-wake feature correctly or not. If you have left any option disabled mistakenly, then you should check and enable it again. Follow the steps mentioned below to enable raise to wake correctly:

Step 1: Swipe down on the watch’s home screen and click on the settings icon.

Step 2: Select Display and enable the Raise wrist to wake toggle.

Method 2- Raise to Wake Not Working After Update?

After the latest software update, the Galaxy Watch 4 and 5 are having issues with the raise-to-wake feature. Several users have reported that raise to wake is not working on their Galaxy Watch. A few people also reported that they are noticing a screen flickering issue with their Galaxy Watch after the latest update.

Now, if you have updated to the latest version and have issues like this, you should wait for another update until Samsung gets into this issue and resolves it. And, if you haven’t yet updated your watch to the latest version, we recommend not updating it until another update arrives.

Method 3- Factory Reset the Watch

Another way to fix this issue is to factory reset your Galaxy Watch. To fix this issue, you can reset the watch completely and clear all the watch’s data. This can definitely help you fix the raise-to-wake feature. Here’s how you can do it:

Step 1: Swipe down on the watch’s home screen and click on the settings icon.

Step 2: Scroll down and select General.

Step 3: Go to the Reset section and tap the Reset button.

Method 4- Restart the Watch

A quick way to fix if you are facing any issues using the raise to wake feature on your Galaxy Watch is to restart the watch. It might be possible that your watch has lags causing issues with raise to wake. Therefore, you should restart the watch and wait for a couple of minutes, then try it again, and it should start working fine.

Raise Wrist to Wake Not Working on Galaxy Watch

Method 5- Raise to Wake Still Not Working? Contact Samsung Support

If nothing works for you and you still face issues with the raise-to-wake feature or screen flickering on your Galaxy Watch, you should contact the Samsung customer support team.

Contact the Samsung support team from their website through chat, call, or take your watch to Samsung’s service center. Tell them the issue, and they might get it fixed early.

Wrapping Up

This is how you can fix raise to wake not working on your Galaxy Watch. Try all the ways to fix this issue on your own, or if nothing works, contact Samsung customer support. Let us know if this article helped you in the comments below, and stay tuned with WearablesToUse for more helpful articles!



Himanshu Kansal

Himanshu roams around the Internet to find the latest happenings in Tech Industry to stay updated about everything Tech. Apart from being a Tech Writer, he also makes content on YouTube and is passionate about Smartphones and Gadgets.