Sunday, 24 June 2018

How to Safely Share your Smartphone with guests

Many of from us have been facing skepticism and awkwardness while sharing our smartphone with others or to our beloved persons.

Here explains a smart technique
to hold your privacy while sharing your smartphone. A small feature built right inside your Android operating system called as “Pin Windows”, this feature allows you to pin specific windows on your screen while keeping your smartphone locked.

Here is how to work with the feature :-

A smartphone running Android Lollipop and above

1. Open ‘Settings’ of your smartphone.
2. Go to ‘Security & Lock screen’ option.
3. Scroll down and look for ‘Screen Pinning’ and tap on it to open. 4. Turn on the toggle to activate this feature.
5. Also, turn on the option ‘Ask for unlock pattern before unpinning’. This will ask for the password or pattern before unpinning the app.
6. Now open the app you want to pin and tap on ‘Recent’ button to open the recently used the apps.
7. To pin the app press the ‘Pin” icon.
8. Now your app will be pinned and you will have to unpin it before opening another app on your smartphone.

Note: In some smartphones like Samsung this option is located under ‘Lock Screen and security’> 'Other security settings’> ‘Pin windows’.

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