How to Use Screen Pinning in Android 8.1 Oreo

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A Screen pinning feature is helpful to use only one specific app in your Android Oreo 8.1. Let see how to enable and use screen pinning in Android 8.1 Oreo devices. When turning on screen pinning Oreo 8.1 device, you’ll use only the current screen or app until unpin it. One of the most advantages of this feature is, whenever give your phone to another person, just pin the app the person wants to use your smartphone. By default turned off screen pinning in your Android devices. You’ll enable screen pinning Oreo using security & location settings.

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How to Enable and Use Screen Pinning in Android 8.1 Oreo

To use screen pinning Oreo, first of all make sure the screen pinning is turned on. Let see how to enable it.

Step 1: Go to Settings in your Android Oreo 8.0/8.1 devices.

Step 2: Tap Security & location.

Android 8.0 Oreo screen pinning settings in Google Pixel XL

Step 3: Scroll down at the end of the page & tap Screen pinning.

Turn off screen Pinning in android Oreo

By default turned off screen pinning in your Oreo devices.

Turn on screen pinning in android 8.0 Oreo

Step 4: Toggle on “On”.

Now enabled screen pinning Oreo device. Here you can see unlock pattern before unpinning option. By default enabled this. If you don’t want to use unlock pattern before unpinning then disable it. After enable it, let see how to use screen pinning in your device.

How to Use Screen Pinning on Android Oreo 8.0/8.1:

Recent app to use screen pinning in android Oreo device

Step 1: Tap the Recent app button on your Oreo devices.

You’ll see recently opened apps list.

Step 2: Find the App or Screen you want to pin from recent apps.

How to use screen pinning in android 8.1 Oreo

Step 3: Tap Pin icon on the screen.

Screen Pinned in android 8.0 Oreo device

Step 4: Tap GOT IT.

Use screen pin on android Oreo 8.0 devices

You can see a message on your Oreo screen: Screen pinned

Now selected screen in pinned. You can use only this pin related screen settings in your Android Oreo devices.

How to Unpin Screen Pinning Android 8

To unpin this screen, touch & hold back and overview buttons at the same time.

Screen unpinned in android Oreo devices

Again see this message on screen: Screen unpinned

Now enjoy your Android Oreo devices as regular use.

And that’s it. We hope this makes it clear how to use screen pinning in Android 8.1 Oreo devices. If you have any kind of trouble, let us know in below comment box. Don’t miss out latest Android 8.0 tips and tricks.

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