Whey you wake up your wrist to check time on your apple watch 5, 6, 7, 8 on watchOS 8, 9 or any watchOS and wrist raise not working on apple watch even though you have enable and turned on wrist raise and selected orientation correctly, then you need to check your apple watch is different mode and enable and disable wrist raise settings on apple watch and make sure update watchOS to latest version and other solutions to fix this issue. So, let’s see in detail below.
If you have turned off wrist raise – always on on your apple watch 5,6,7,8 then wrist raise will not work or it can also be due to temporary software glitch or bug with apple watchOS and you need to restart apple watch and update apple watch to latest version for watchOS.
How Do I Activate Wrist Raise on Apple Watch?
Step 1: Press the Digital Crown button on the apple watch and you will see a list of all apps on your apple watch.
Step 2: Find Settings icon here with gear icon and tap on it.
Step 3: Scroll down in Apple Watch Settings -> Tap on Display and Brightness
Step 4: Scroll down and Find Wake to Raise option and toggle button next to it and enable wake on Wrist raise.
Thats it, this is how you activate and turn on wrist raise on apple watch using appel watch settings.
Why Wrist Raise Not Working on Apple Watch 5, 6, 7 & 8
Follow below to fix wrist rise not working on apple watch 5, 6, 7,8 on watch OS 9 or apple watch ultra or any apple watch.
Force Restart Apple Watch
Step 1: Press and hold digital crown button and side button at the same time on your apple watch and wait until apple logo appears on your apple watch.
Step 2: Once you see apple logo on apple watch -> Then go ahead and wait for your apple watch to reboot and once it reboots and turns on then raise to wake option will work on apple watch.
Force restarting apple watch will help apple watch to fix minor technical or software related issues on apple watch and raise to wake is not working due to technical or software glitch like watchOS update issue then apple watch raise to wake not working will be fixed.
Turn off Theater Mode – Two Mask icon on Apple Watch
Step 1: On your apple watch swipe from bottom to top and access control center.
Step 2: Now tap on Two mask icon (theater mode) and turn it off.
Step 3: Now, go ahead and raise your apple watch on your wrist and raise to wake option will work,
Thats it, if theater mode is turned on then raise to wake up will not work on your apple watch and you need to turn off to make raise to wake option to work on apple watch.
Turn off and Turn ON Raise to Wake Option on Apple Watch
Step 1: Open Watch App on your iPhone and Tap on My Watch Tab.
Step 2: Tap on General and Find wake screen option and tap on it.
Step 3: Turn off wake on wrist wake option and toggle the button next to it and turn it off and disable it.
Step 4: Now, wait for few second and then turn on wake on wrist raise.
After turning off wake on wrist raise and turn it on again, your issue of apple watch wrist raise not working will be resolved successfully.
Disable Reduce Motion on Apple Watch
Step 1: Grab iPhone and open watch app and tap on My watch and select your apple watch here.
Step 2: Tap on Accessibility and then tap on Reduce Motion
Step 3: Toggle the button next to Reduce Motion and disable reduce motion.
If reduce motion is turned on and enabled on your iPhone watch settings, then you can experience this issue of raise to wake not working on your Apple watch.