Nexus 6P Is Hiding The Double Tap To Wake Feature In Its Kernel

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The Nexus 6P has a secret feature: double faucet to wake/sleep. The feature is disabled by default and house owners should insert a one-line code within the terminal emulator to start out utilizing it.
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The newest Nexus 6P has a hidden feature in its kernel: double faucet to wake/sleep, which is disabled by default.

Google launched the Nexus 6P together with the Nexus 5X on Sept. 29. The Nexus 6P began to get within the hand of customers from Nov. 2 and now house owners are exploring numerous features of the phone.

XDA Developer Flar2 has found the double faucet to wake/sleep feature, which many homeowners might discover helpful.

"So, it seems this device does have a secret doubletap2wake setting. Stunned no one discovered it but!" writes Flar2 on XDA Builders Discussion board.

Flar2 provides that by inserting the code under within the terminal emulator, house owners of the Nexus 6P can take pleasure in double faucet to wake/sleep feature on their handset.

"echo 1 > /sys/units/soc.0/f9924000.i2c/i2c-2/2-0070/enter/input0/wake_gesture."

In accordance with AndroidAndMe, the code will disappear after the phone is rebooted and customers should insert the code once more in the event that they reboot their Nexus 6P.

"It will not survive a reboot, nevertheless it's straightforward sufficient to enter each boot, or have a script run in the event you're fancy like that. Builders are wanting into enabling the feature with a custom kernel, however till then, this can be a nice answer for getting a pleasant feature," per AndroidAndMe.

The LG G2, the corporate 2013 flagship, was the primary Android device to get the double faucet to wake/sleep feature as default. Since then, a lot of the LG units, whether or not entry-degree or prime-finish, include the novel feature.

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The OnePlus One and Asus's ZenFone 2 smartphones additionally help double faucet to wake/sleep feature straight out of the field.

Many apps are additionally out there on Google Play Retailer that permits the feature on Android units; nevertheless, these apps require root entry.

The feature could be very useful however it isn't native to Android working methods till Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Will probably be useful for Android if Google brings the double faucet to wake/sleep feature to its upcoming software updates. 

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Source : TechTimes