Galaxy S10 Screen Waking up

Last modified : Mar 20. 2019

Noticing that your Galaxy S10 screen randomly wakes up without any notifcations popping up? This could be due to an advanced feature you have enabled within your settings.
Ensure you haven't enabled Lift to Wake or Double tap to wake up within your Advanced Feature Settings.

1 Head into your Settings menu > Advanced Features
Advanced Features
2 Tap on Motion and Gestures
motions and gestures
3 Toggle off Lift to wake and Double tap to wake up
toggle off lift to wake and double tap to wake up

Enabling Accidental Touches


Try toggling in Accidental touch Protection to prevent your phone from accidental touches when its in a dark place like your pocket or bag. To turn this feature on, head into your Settings > Display > toggle on Accidental Touch Protection.

accidental touches

Still noticing your Galaxy S10 screen waking up even after turing off the about Advanced Features? Try resetting your system settings, this will reset your phone to its default settings excluding your securoty, language and account settings. 

Resetting System Settings will remove any customisations you've made to your phone such as ringtone and Do Not Disturb.

To Reset System Settings follow the below Steps:

1 Access your Settings
2 Tap on General Management
3 Select Reset
4 Tap option Reset Settings
Reset Settings

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