How to turn on YouTube picture-in-picture mode on iPhone and iPad

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For those who are as crazy about YouTube as I am, there are some exciting news. You can now turn on YouTube Picture in Picture (PiP) mode on your iPhone. This means you can keep watching the video in a small window while browsing other apps on your phone. Pretty cool for fellow multitaskers!

Picture-in-picture was introduced in many apps in iOS 14, but not in YouTube. Now that PiP is finally available, YouTube premium Subscriber as an experimental feature.At the time of writing, this feature October 31, 2021Hurry up and give it a try right away!

We will keep you informed about what will happen after that. For now, check out this cool new picture-in-picture mode on Youtube on iOS.

How to enable picture-in-picture mode in the iOS YouTube app

  1. Open a browser similar to the following Safari Also Google chromium..
  2. If you haven’t already, go to / new and sign in to your account.
    Note: YouTube Premium is required. (Screenshot 1)
  3. Scroll down and Picture in picture,Tap Try it..

    Enable picture-in-picture mode on iOS

  4. Open now YouTube App Play the video.
  5. Press to activate PiP mode. Home button Also Swipe up Navigate away from the app.
  6. The video will continue to play Small window, You can use other apps at the same time.

    Play video in PiP mode on Youtube from iPhone

Note: This feature does not work with the YouTube app on the iPad.

How to play YouTube picture-in-picture in iPhone browser

If you have subscribed to YouTube Premium, you can also play the video in picture-in-picture from your browser. Moreover, unlike apps, PiP mode works seamlessly on the iPad. Here’s how to enable it:

  1. Open your browser
  2. Play any video.
  3. Tap full– –screen icon Play the video in full screen.
    Note: PiP will not work in the browser if the video is not playing in full screen mode..
  4. Tap PiP icon It’s at the top of the screen.
  5. orJust leave the browser.

    Play YouTube picture-in-picture in iPhone and iPad browsers

Control the YouTube PiP window on your iPhone

Once in PiP mode from the YouTube app or browser, you can control it in the following ways:

  1. adjust YouTube PiP Window by double tapping it.
  2. Access all controls such as pause, Rewind, Forward, Etc., by tapping once.
  3. NS Exit PiP mode On youtube, tap X icon Located in the upper right corner of the PiP window.

    Exit YouTube PiP mode on iPhone

In addition, you can also play YouTube videos Background as audio Drag the PiP window to the right or left edge of the screen. You can then control it from the lock screen or the control center.

Control the YouTube PiP window on your iPhone

Note: Locking your smartphone will pause picture-in-picture video playback. However, you can use the lock screen media controls to resume audio playback. If you play the video as audio in the background, it will continue to play even if you lock the iPhone screen.

that’s it! Now you know how to watch YouTube picture-in-picture mode on iOS. Please note that this is currently an experimental feature available only to YouTube Premium users for a limited time. Take a look at this space to get the latest information on what will happen next.

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