How to PIN Apps on Android 12

Last Updated on February 21, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to enable app pinning on Android stock OS? Here’s how to PIN apps on Android 12 stock OS (Pixels). You can use app pinning on your Android phone to use the only current app in your device until unpin it. App pinning is useful when you share your device with others and only access specific apps or games only. If you don’t want to use this feature, you can use guest mode to secure your data when you share your phone.

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How to Enable and Use Screen Pinning Android 12

Step 1: Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access the app drawer and tap on the Settings app.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on Security.

Android 12 App Pinning

Step 3: Scroll down at the end and tap on Advanced settings.

Use app pinning on your Android

Step 4: Tap on App pinning.

Enable and Use Screen Pinning Android 12

Step 5: Toggle on Use app pinning.

Enable app pinning on Android 12

Step 6: Tap on OK and you can see the above screen.

You can see enable ask for unlock pattern before unpinning apps on your stock Android devices.

How to PIN App on Android 12 Stock OS

Step 1: Swipe up from the bottom and hold to open the recent apps list on your device.

How to PIN Apps on Android 12

Step 2: Long press on the app icon and tap on Pin.

Now, App has pinned message that appears on the screen. You can use only this app on your device until unpin it.

How to Unpin Screen Pinning on Android 12

Swipe up and hold to unpin the app screen if using full-screen gestures or Touch & hold back & overview buttons if using 3 button navigation on your Android devices.

And that’s all. Do you use screen pinning on your stock Android 12? Which is your favorite Android 12 feature? Tell us in below comment box.

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