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How to Enable and Use Screen Pinning on Android 7.1.2

Last Updated on June 7, 2023 by Bestusefultips

Screen pinning is one of the best features to secure your phone from unknown people or friends. Here’s how to enable and use screen pinning on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. When enabling screen pinning Android 7.1.2, only the current screen or app view until you unpin it. You can use the screen that opens on 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. Different Android device is different settings to pin or unpin the screen.

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How to Enable and Use Screen Pinning on Android 7 & 7.1 Nougat

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

How to Enable Screen Pinning on Android 7.1.2

Step 1: Tap on the App drawer from the home screen.

Step 2: Go to Settings.

You can see the 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 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 7.1.2 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 (Recent app) button at the 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 7.1.2 Nougat

Screen unpinned in Android Nougat

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

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

How to Activate Screen Pinning on Android 8.1 (Oreo)

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

That’s all. Above, you can see steps to enable screen pinning Android 7.1 Nougat. Did you find the above steps helpful? If any trouble when implementing it, let us know in the comment box. Please stay connected with us for daily updates!

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