How to prevent pocket dialing on Samsung Mobile Device?

Last Update Date : Oct 03. 2019

Ever experience the frustration of your Mobile Device warms up or mysteriously dial a number while placing in the pocket? Here are some ways which you can prevent it from happening again.

On-body detectionClick to Expand

On-body detection is a Smart Lock feature which allow you to keep your Mobile Device unlock when it is detected on your hand, pocket or bag.

To switch off the feature, follow these steps:

1 Tap Settings
Tap Settings
2 Tap Lock screen and security
Tap Lock screen and security
3 Tap Smart Lock
Tap Smart Lock
4 Confirm pattern that you have set
5 Tap On-body detection and swipe the slider to the left to deactivate it
Tap On-body detection
Deactivate On-body detection
Unlock with Home buttonClick to Expand

Unlock with Home button feature allows you to hard press the Home button while the screen is off to skip the Lock screen and go directly to the Home screen.

To switch off the feature, follow these steps:

1 Tap Settings
Tap Settings
2 Tap Display
Tap Display
3 Tap Navigation bar
Tap Navigation Bar
4 To deactivate the feature, swipe the switch on Unlock with home screen to the left
To deactivate the feature, swipe the switch on Unlock with home screen to the left
Blocked accidental touchesClick to Expand

Blocked accidental touches prevent the screen from detecting touch input while your Mobile Device is in a dark place such as a pocket or bag

To turn on the feature, follow these steps:

1 Tap Settings
Tap Settings
2 Tap Display
Tap Display
3 To activate the feature, swipe the switch on Block accidental touches to the right
To activate the feature, swipe the switch on Block accidental touches to the right
Disable Lift to wakeClick to Expand

 

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Search for and then tap Motions and gestures.
  3. Tap the switch next to Lift to wake to turn the feature off.

 

Disable Double tap to wake upClick to Expand
  1. Open Settings.
  2. Search for and then tap Motions and gestures..
  3. Tap the switch next to Double tap to wake up to turn the feature off.

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