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How to Turn On Screen Pinning in Android 9.0 Pie

By default disabled screen pinning in Android Pie 9.0. To pin an app screen, you need to enable screen pinning in Android Pie 9.0 using security and location settings. While use screen pinning Android 9, you can use only a pin app on the screen in your device. You can use screen pinning using the recent apps list. It will lock the specific app screen you want from the list. This is one type of lock any app screen and people can use only that screen. To unpin this screen touch & hold back and home button in your Android Pie 9.0 devices.

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How to Enable Screen Pinning in Android Pie 9.0

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

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel and tap the Settings icon.

Step 2: Find Security & location and open it.

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

Turn off screen pinning in android P 9.0

By default disabled screen pinning in your Android devices.

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Step 4: Toggle on “Screen pinning“.

Here you can also enable ask for unlock pattern before the unpinning screen in your Android Pie 9.0 devices.

Step 5: Tap the Recent apps button from any screen.

You can view a list of most recently opened apps. Swipe screen right to view apps in your Android Pie devices.

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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 an app on Android, you can see this message on screen: “Screen is pinned”

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Step 8: Tap Got it.

Now, you can only use a pinned app screen in your Android devices. Your device locks with a single app.

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Step 9: To unpin screen in Android Pie, touch & hold back and overview buttons (Recent apps button).

If use gesture navigation control in your Android devices, you can’t see back & recent apps button in your devices. You can see a 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 a pill to open recent apps.

Step 2: Tap App icon you want to pin screen.

Step 3: Tap PIN.

Now follow the 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 Pie 9.0. If you have any issues, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for the latest Android Pie tips and tricks.

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