How to Enable Double Tap to Wake on Nexus 6P (DT2W)

This article will guide you to Enable Double Tap to Wake on Nexus 6P (DT2W).Double Tap to wake or DT2W feature is implemented in various android devices like OnePlus One and OnePlus 2.Now a days phones are getting bigger and now it is becoming harder to wake the phone by pressing the lock/power key every time.So in that case this Double tap to wake feature comes in play.

Thanks to XDA dev flar2, now Rooted Nexus 6P users can also enable the Double tap to wake (DT2W) feature on their devices.The process is very simple and easy.Don’t worry we will provide detailed step by step guide below on How to Enable Double Tap to Wake on Nexus 6P (DT2W).

Now Official CM13 is also available For Nexus 6P Link to that post is given below

→ Download Official Cm13 Rom For Nexus 6P (Angler)

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Device while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.


*Make sure there is at least 50% battery left on your smartphone before begin started this process

->This is only for Nexus 6P So don’t try it on other phones otherwise you will brick the phone

Guide to Enable Double Tap to Wake on Nexus 6P (DT2W)


  • Your Nexus 6P must be rooted

Guide to root Nexus 6P–>>How to Root Google Nexus 6P & Install TWRP Recovery

How to Enable Double Tap to Wake on Nexus 6P (DT2W)

Step By Step Guide

Enable Double Tap to Wake on Nexus 6P

  • First Open terminal emulator and grant root access to the app
  • The type the following one line command in the terminal Emulator.

echo 1 > /sys/devices/soc.0/f9924000.i2c/i2c-2/2-0070/input/input0/wake_gesture

  • Note: Only works until reboot your device.Every time you reboot your device you have to enable it  gain and again

In future, this feature will be permanently implemented to ElementalX kernel.

An NIT Rourkela Graduate in CS, Blogger, Android Geek, and a Tennis Fanatic. I have been writing about Android OS for Last 8 years.

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