Poll: Do you use Raise to wake function?

Do you use Raise to wake?

  • Yes

    Votes: 286 79.0%
  • No

    Votes: 76 21.0%

  • Total voters
    362

phobos512

macrumors regular
Mar 26, 2012
154
107
High Desert, CA, USA
I tried it...I find it shuts off too quickly, and I don't like that there's not a way to calibrate it at all. It doesn't activate in a way that's natural for how I use my device, so I disabled it.
 
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jdsmitty10

macrumors regular
Sep 9, 2016
174
53
I like the feature but like others said the screen goes back to sleep too quick. For example I picked up phone in middle of night to check time. Saw two texts on my screen but befor I could even read the preview of those texts it went back to sleep. Also sometimes pulling it out of my pocket it doesn't always wake when I want it to. Needs some adjustments...
 

cynics

macrumors G4
Jan 8, 2012
11,303
1,693
I use it, works extremely well for me. Nice to just tilt it toward me when its on my desk to see the time and notifications.

Took me a while to get used too it, muscle memory from years of not having that feature have me instinctively hitting the home/lock button especially when pulling it out of my pocket.
 
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Ntombi

macrumors 68040
Jul 1, 2008
3,295
1,020
Bostonian exiled in SoCal
After less than a week, I'm still getting used to it, and also have to stop myself from hitting the home button to see the screen, but I really like it. It isn't perfect, but it works.
 

liteshow

macrumors regular
Sep 20, 2012
226
13
Nothing is perfect, but this really is the best feature ever in IOS 10 for the 6s and above. One less physical button to press. This is a great button saver and a quicker way to turn on the screen.

Like anything else, takes a while to get used to. Occasionally, it does not come on as intended due to the angle it was raised but I've learned to quickly placed it back in the horizontal position and raise it up to the vertical position and it just works. Easy!

It does turn on in my front pocket if standing up from a sitting position. That's like 3 seconds of screen on-time times the number of sitting/standing motions a day while it's in my pocket. So if I average that motion (while it is in my pocket) say 100 times a day, that's only 300 seconds or 5 minutes wasted screen-on time a day. Hardly a noticeable hit on battery life, unless one it obsessed about battery life.
 
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KeanosMagicHat

macrumors 65816
May 18, 2012
1,499
517
I'd like to use it, but being on a 6 and having decided to skip the 7 (hate the jack removal), I am unable.
 

KeanosMagicHat

macrumors 65816
May 18, 2012
1,499
517
are you going to skip all iphones from here on out? i don't think the headphone jack is coming back to those in the future.
I honestly don't know yet.

Have owned several iPhone models since the 3G, so have been a loyal customer and I'm out of contract now so should've been their ideal target market. We'll see what next year brings.
 

pika2000

macrumors 603
Jun 22, 2007
5,354
4,577
Yup. And I also enable unlocking via Touch ID just by touching it (vs having to press it). So now I can unlock my 6S from standby without even physically pressing any button, just like my cheap Android (Vivo V3).
 
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