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How to enable screen pinning android 7 & 7.1 Nougat

Screen pinning is one of the best feature to safe your phone from unknown person or friends. When enable screen pinning android 7 Nougat, only current screen or app view until you unpin it. To operate other function, 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. Follow below given steps to enable screen pinning android 7 & 7.1 Nougat  and marshmallow 6.0 devices such as Moto G4 plus, Nexus 6p / 6, LG V20, Google Pixel & Pixel XL and more.


Read this: How to turn off auto-correction in Android Nougat 

Complete guide to enable screen pinning android 7 & 7.1 Nougat devices  

Step 1: Tap on “App drawer” from 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: Under personal section, tap on “Security

Screen pinning under advanced section

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

Disable screen pinning in Android Nougat

By default disable screen pinning in Android Nougat devices.

Enable screen pinning android 7.0 Nougat

Step 5: Enable screen pinning on your Android N device

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

To use screen pinning on your device, check screen pinning is turned on in Nougat or marshmallow. Follow below steps after enable it.

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

enable screen pinning android 7

Step 3: Swipe up and tap the pin icon want to screen pinning

You will see pin icon at bottom right side screen.

To unpin screen on your device

Screen unpinned in Android Nougat

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

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

Enable screen Pinning on android Oreo 8.0:

To turn on screen Pinning on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL device, go to settings > Security & locations > screen Pining > Turn on screen pinning on Pixel 2 Oreo 8.0

Check this: Enable screen pinning on Android 8.0/8.1 Oreo

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

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