What is Screen Pinning on Android?
It is a feature that got introduced in Lollipop (Android 5.0) which lets you pin your Android device screen to a particular app.
In simple words, it lets you pin the app which is the only thing you can see and access until you unpin it.
To use this feature, you need to enable screen pinning first.
Enable Screen Pinning in Android
Screen pinning is turned off by default and here are the steps to enable it.
That’s it. The screen pinning is turned on.
Also, you can see another option (Ask for (your screen lock method) before unpinning) which is also enabled. Self-explanatory option, right? Let it be enabled or if you wish you can disable it.
Note: To disable screen pinning, hit the toggle we’ve talked earlier.
Well, let’s see how to pin an app in Android.
Pin App in Android
Keep in mind that you can pin the recently opened app only. Moreover, here’s how you can pin app:
That’s it. All done.
Every time you pin the app, you’ll see the notification about how to unpin it. Hit “Got it” in that notification to make it disappear.
To unpin an app, touch and hold both the “Overview” and “Back” buttons.
After you unpin, you’ll be in the lock screen if you’ve enabled “Ask for (your screen lock method) before unpinning.” Otherwise, you’ll be in the app which you’ve pinned.
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What is Screen Pinning and How to Use it on Android