Double Tap to Wake not working on Galaxy S22 Ultra

In this guide, we will make you aware of a potential workaround to fix the issue of the Double Tap to Wake not working on Galaxy S22 Ultra. The latest flagships from the South Korean giant behold a slew of noteworthy and intriguing features up its sleeves. But on the flip side though, it isn’t free from its fair share of issues either.

In the recent past, we have covered issues related to network [both 4G and 5G], Android System Webview resulting in the crashing of many apps, camera preview laggy, and many users are still left in the lurch when it comes to the January update. Now, there has been another entry to this list.

Double Tap to Wake not working on Galaxy S22 Ultra

Numerous users have voiced their concern that the Double Tap to Wake feature is not working along the expected lines on their Galaxy S22 Ultra. As soon as they perform this gesture, then instead of locking the device and sending the display to sleep, it tends to take the device to the lock screen. And if you have face unlock enabled, then it will straightaway unlock your device back again and you will hence be stuck in this infinite lock/unlock loop!

The issue was first reported with the introduction of the December update and the hopes were high that it will be rectified with the January update, however, that wasn’t the case as users are still reporting this issue even after installing the January update. So this begs the all-important question-

How to Fix Double Tap to Wake not working on Galaxy S22 Ultra

Double Tap to Wake not working on Galaxy S22 Ultra

The issue is only affecting custom launchers like Nova and Smart whereas the stock launcher is free from this bug. So as of now, your best bet is to switch over to the stock launcher that shipped with your device.

As far as the official stance on this matter is concerned, the developers are yet to acknowledge this issue, let alone give out any ETA for the rollout of a fix. As and when any of these two things happen, we will update this guide accordingly. In the meantime, the aforementioned workaround is your best bet.


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