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Configuring the Google Glass Head Wake Up Feature

The Google Glass Head Wake Up features lets you turn on the Glass display by tilting your head up instead of tapping the touchpad. You have one other way to turn on the display by using your head — On-Head Detection. To access the Head Wake Up feature’s settings, do the following:


Tap the Settings card bundle and then tap the Head Wake Up Settings card.

This card shows whether the feature is enabled and also shows its wake angle — the angle at which you need to tilt your head to wake the device.


When the menu appears, swipe forward to find and tap Set Wake Angle.

By default, the wake angle is 30 degrees. Fortunately, Google recognizes that you may not find this setting comfortable, especially if you tilt your head often.


Tilt your head to the angle you’d like to use to wake the display.

The angle size appears in degrees onscreen as you move your head.

When you feel comfortable with the angle, set it by tapping the touchpad.

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