Android 5.0 Lollipop

How to pin, unpin the screen on Android 5.0 Lollipop – 8 Steps

Entrusting your phone to somebody else even if it’s your BFF can be a little awkward at times.  It is excusable if you’re feeling this way, since our handsets tend to be a little, portable cabinet of our very own information.  However, there are times that we must execute that need to be charitable in emergency cases.  How do you get comfortable lending your phone and be charitable all at the same time?

Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.0 Lollipop


Google Lollipop, the latest version of Android to grace our 2015 smartphone models, offers this hottest perk.  The Screen Pinning feature of Lollipop allows the handler to secure his phone privacy while lending his phone.  This new feature basically offers security against snoopers and pranksters who just couldn’t mind their own business.  Operating on screen pinning makes room for convenience in behalf of the handlers by merely going through the “Settings” and “Security” menu.


Let’s commence our demonstration in Screen Pinning:

  1. Screen Pinning starts at your HOME button.
  2. From the Home button, search for SETTINGS.
  3. Thumb through the menu and look for the SECURITY options. Hit off the SECURITY tab.
  4. Under the Security Advance settings, look for SCREEN PINNING and turn it on.
  5. From therein, start pinning the application you want to be available for your friend.
  6. A note for confirmation will pop in just to make sure you really opt for screen pinning.
  7. The handler (your friend) can normally use the application you just pinned. Any other application outside it won’t be accessible, though.
  8. If you want the complete access, you can unpin the application. Just simultaneously tap on the Back & Overview keys (or the icons located at the left and right side of your HOME icon) and unpin application. Voila! You can enjoy the convenience of your smartphone once again!


Tip: You can customize your security by adding passwords using numbers, words or patterns.