is a new feature available with Android Lollipop. It allows you to lock your smartphone or tablet on a specific app screen, which is quite useful when watching videos or playing games as you no longer have to worry about accidentally minimizing the app. This short tutorial explains how to enable and use screen pinning on your Android device (tested on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge).
How to enable Screen Pinning
Screen Pinning is usually disabled by default. To enable this feature, simply go to Settings
> Lock screen and security
Go to Security
> Other security settings
Scroll to the Advanced
section and tap on Pin windows
Toggle Pin Windows
Screen pinning is now enabled on your smartphone.
How to Pin an app
Open the app you want to pin and then tap on the Recent Apps
softkey. Tap on the Pin
button displayed at the bottom right corner of the app overview:
Confirm your selection in the Enable Pin windows
screen by tapping on Start
Your screen is now locked on the selected app.
How to disable screen pinning
To disable screen pinning simply tap and hold on the Recent Apps
softkeys until the following message is displayed: No longer locked to app
Published by jak58
Latest update on June 26, 2015 at 06:21 AM by jak58.