No nightstand mode

Waterman316

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Apple watch series 4. Just updated to 5.1. Checked the settings and it’s on...but doesn’t work. It will work if I reset the watch, but then stops working after about 5 minutes. Anyone else having this problem?
 

Waterman316

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Working ok for me with 5.1. I just checked it on the charger next to me.
Strangely enough it’s working now. It started working about 20 minutes after I posted this, and worked every time I used it last night after. But when I made the post it wouldn’t work. I was rocking the table pretty good and it still wouldn’t work. Must of been a glitch.
 

TomH TX

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Our two watches did the same thing. Nightstand mode was not working properly last night after the update, but seemed to be ok this morning. Strange.
 
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Waterman316

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Just to update...even though it came back for me last night and was working, it’s not working tonight.
 

erennjr

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Series 4 watch. Sometimes nightstand mode works, sometimes it does not. Worked fine before the latest watch os update ?
 

Scott-n-Houston

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I came searching for a thread like this because I just now updated to 5.1 and mine doesn't work. If I type the watch face, it will light up, but it doesn't if I bump it... even really hard. I loved how sensitive it was before, but now it's not just less sensitive, it doesn't work at all unless I touch the watch face... Ugh.

I literally updated like 15 minutes ago, so hoping it comes back like it did for some of you.
 

Waterman316

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I came searching for a thread like this because I just now updated to 5.1 and mine doesn't work. If I type the watch face, it will light up, but it doesn't if I bump it... even really hard. I loved how sensitive it was before, but now it's not just less sensitive, it doesn't work at all unless I touch the watch face... Ugh.

I literally updated like 15 minutes ago, so hoping it comes back like it did for some of you.
Mine still only works half of the time