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Default Does motion gestures stop working for anyone else?

I've noticed when I leave my phone idle when going to bed at night and when I wake in the morning that my motion gestures stop working until I unlock the phone a few times with the power button. Is anyone else experiencing this? Is this normal or is it a faulty device? I got a screen protector but it's a normal spigen one so I doubt it's that.
 
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Everything work here at least if I don't cover the proximity sensor...
 
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You have to pick the device up. Move it somehow then the motion detectors will work

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You have to pick the device up. Move it somehow then the motion detectors will work

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Oh I see. That's what I do wrong probably. I've always wondered why double tap wasn't working when laying on my desk.

Edit: Well it works but not always. Odd. Thanks though

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If it's on your desk naked, rock it gently in either direction, then double tap. It work that way too

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I maybe wondered since the phone went into deep sleep maybe it would turn it off to prevent battery usage. I remember picking up device and trying to unlock. I'll try tomorrow again in the morning.

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That's deep sleep the gestures won't work unless proximity detects movement and if the phone is in deep sleep then sensors are also

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