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It seems like the tap-to-wake feature on my Lumia 1020 is not very reliable.

Is there any way to make it work more consistently?

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You may have set your touch sensitivity to "High".

For some reason, this actually seems to make the phone less responsive to tap-to-wake.

Try setting it to "Normal": SETTINGS enter image description here SYSTEM enter image description here DISPLAY+TOUCH enter image description here TOUCH enter image description here TOUCH SENSITIVITY

Other than that, keep in mind that the two taps must be:

  • In the same location. Within a ½" or so.
  • Short in duration. Neither should be more than ¼s.
  • Short in separation. No more than ¼s apart.
  • But not too quick! You must lift your finger to register the end of one tap and the start of another.

With "Normal" sensitivity and a little practice, you should be able to tap your phone awake every time.

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