How to Wake and Unlock any iPhone or iPad device

Apple iPhones and iPads are one of the popular & easy to use devices when it comes to effective user experience along with its ecosystem. However, the first time iPhone or iPad user whether you’ve purchased your first-ever smartphone or switched from Android may face difficulties with settings or usage patterns. If you’re one of them and don’t know how to Wake and Unlock any iPhone or iPad device, then this article is for you. Check out the easy steps to get used to it.

iPhone or iPad mostly turns off the display to save power or for security purposes or goes to sleep mode if not using for a while. This basically happens with all the smartphones or tablet devices. So, if you’re an iPhone or iPad user and want to quickly wake the screen or unlock the lock screen, you can do it very easily by following the guide below.

How to Wake and Unlock any iPhone or iPad device

How to Wake any iPhone or iPad device

In order to wake the iPhone or iPad screen quickly, follow the below steps.

  • Just press the Side/Power button or Sleep/Wake button (depending on the device model). It will instantly wake up the screen and you will see the lock screen interface.
How to Wake and Unlock any iPhone or iPad device
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  • Whereas the newer generation of iPhones offers Raise to Wake in the Settings > Display & Brightness. So, after enabling the option, just lift your device slightly and the screen will light up.
How to Wake and Unlock any iPhone or iPad device
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  • Additionally, all the iPhone X/11 series device users can tap on the screen for once to wake the display up. So easy. Isn’t it.
How to Wake and Unlock any iPhone or iPad device
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How to Unlock any iPhone or iPad device

As there are two generations of iPhones and iPad devices are available in the market as well as people are using it, here we’ve mentioned both the methods.

For Face ID enabled devices:

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If you don’t know, all the iPhone X or later series and iPad Pro (11-inch/12.9-inch 3rd-gen) devices support Face ID authentication.

  1. Now, just lift your device to wake up the display and glance at your device to unlock the screen using Face ID (if Face ID is registered).
  2. Once done, the lock icon on the upper center of the screen will show the unlock icon.
  3. Now, gently swipe up from the bottom of the screen to enter the home screen.

For Touch ID enabled devices:

  • If your iPhone or iPad has a front-mounted Touch ID button (Home button), just press the button with your registered finger.
How to Wake and Unlock any iPhone or iPad device
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  • The screen will unlock and enter the home screen.

Unlock iPhone or iPad using Passcode:

If nothing works for your case or you haven’t registered the Face ID or Touch ID, then you can unlock the screen using Passcode.

  1. Just wake the screen on your iPhone or iPad > swipe up from the bottom of the lock screen or press the Home button.
  2. The device will ask you to put Passcode which you’ve set.
  3. Enter the Passcode and the screen will unlock & the home screen will appear.
  4. That’s it. Enjoy!

We hope that this simple guide/tip was helpful to you. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.

 

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