How to enable screen pinning in android P 9.0

By default turn off screen pinning in android P 9.0 and other devices. To pin a screen, first of all enable screen pinning in android P 9.0 using security and location settings. While use screen pinning android 9, you can use only pin app screen in your device. This is one type of lock any app screen and people can use only that screen.

In android P 9.0 devices, you can use screen pinning using recent apps list. It will lock the specific app screen you want from list. To unpin this screen touch & hold back and home button in your android P 9.0 devices. Follow below given step by step process to enable screen pinning in android P 9.0 devices such as Google Pixel, Google Pixel Xl, Pixel 2 XL and more.

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How to enable screen pinning in android P 9.0

Let see how to enable and use screen pinning in android 9 devices.

Step 1: Swipe down notification panel and tap Settings icon


Step 2: Find Security & location and open it

Disable screen pinning in android P

Step 3: Scroll down up to end of the page and tap Screen pinning

Turn off screen pinning in android P 9.0

By default disable screen pinning in your android P 9.0 devices.

Screen Pinning in android P

Step 4: Turn on screen pinning toggle button

Here you can also enable ask for unlock pattern before unpinning screen in your android P 9.0 devices.

Step 5: Tap recent apps button from any screen

You can view list of most recently opened apps. Swipe screen right to view apps in your android P devices.

Android P screen pinning use

Step 6: Tap App icon you want to pin a screen

How to enable screen pinning in android P 9.0

Step 7: Tap PIN

If first time Pin screen, you can see this message on screen: Screen is pinned

Enable screen pinning in android P 9.0

Step 8: Tap Got it

Now you can only use pinned app screen in your android P 9.0 devices. Your device locks with a single app.

Unpin screen in android P

Step 9: To unpin screen in android P touch & hold back and home button

If use gesture navigation control in your android devices, you can’t see back & recent apps button in your devices. You can see pill icon (horizontal line) in your device (Show below screenshot).

Android P Gesture navigation controls use for screen pinning

Step 1: After enable screen pinning, swipe up using pill to open recent apps.

Step 2: Tap App icon you want to pin screen

Step 3: Tap PIN

Now follow above given method steps in your android device.

And that’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to enable screen pinning in android P 9.0. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for latest android P tips and tricks.

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