How to Use Screen Pinning on Android 7.0 and 7.1.2 Nougat

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Screen pinning is one of the best features to secure your phone from unknown people or friends. When enable screen pinning Android 7 Nougat, only current screen or app view until you unpin it. You can use the screen that opened in your devices. To operate other functions, you must unpin the screen on your Android Nougat and other devices. To use screen pinning, make sure screen pinning is turned on your device. Different android device is different settings to pin or unpin screen.

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How to Enable Screen Pinning Android 7 & 7.1 Nougat

Check out below given settings to turn on and use screen pinning on Android Nougat devices.

How to Enable Screen Pinning on Android 7.0

Step 1: Tap on “App drawer” from the home screen in your Nougat 7.0 & 7.1.

Step 2: Go to “Settings”.

You can see Wireless & networks, Device, Personal, and system section.

Tap on security under personal section

Step 3: Tap on “Security” under the personal section.

Screen pinning under advanced section

Step 4: Tap on “Screen pinning” under the advanced section.

Disable screen pinning in Android Nougat

By default disabled screen pinning in Android Nougat devices.

Enable screen pinning android 7.0 Nougat

Step 5: Toggle on the “On” button.

When turning on screen pinning, you will see the option to ask for an unlock pattern before unpinning. By default enable this option, you can switch off/on.

How to Use Screen Pinning on Android 7.0 After Turned On

Step 1: Open the screen you want to pin.

Tap on overview button from bottom of the screen

Step 2: Tap “Overview” bottom of the screen.

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Step 3: Swipe up and tap the pin icon of the app want to screen pinning. You will see the pin icon at the bottom right side screen.

How to Unpin Screen on Android 7.0 Nougat

Screen unpinned in Android Nougat

Step 1: Touch & hold back the back button to unpin screen on Nougat.

If enable unlock pattern before unpinning, you’ll need to enter unlock pattern in your android phone.

How to Activate Screen Pinning on Android 8.0 Oreo

Settings > Security & locations > Screen Pining > Turn on screen pinning

That’s all. Above you can see steps to enable screen pinning android 7 & 7.1 Nougat. Did you find the above steps helpful? If any trouble when implementing it, let us know below comment box. Stay connects with us for daily updates!

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