How to Lock Apps to the Screen on Android Device

How to Lock Apps to the Screen on Android Device

Let’s admit; there are times when we all have to hand our phones to someone. However, the problem with handing Android phones to others is that they can access lots of your personal information.

They can get into your Gallery to check your private pictures, open the web browser to see sites you browse, and many other things. To deal with such things, Android has a feature called ‘App Pinning’.

What is App Pinning on Android Smartphone?

Well, App Pinning is a security & privacy feature that prevents you from leaving an app. When you pin apps, you are locking them to the screen.

So, whoever you hand your device to won’t be able to leave an app unless they know the passcode or key combination to remove the locked app. It’s a useful feature that every Android user should know.

Steps to Lock Apps to the Screen on Android Device

So, in this article, we will share a step-by-step guide on how to enable app pinning on Android. The process is going to be very easy; follow some simple steps given below.

Step 1. First of all, scroll down the notification shutter and click on the Settings gear icon.

Step 2. On the Settings page, tap on the ‘Security & Privacy’ option.

Step 3. Now scroll down to the very end tap on the ‘More Settings’…Read more>>