YouTube has long been experimenting with the long-awaited Picture in Picture (PiP) mode for iOS users. This feature is available to YouTube Premium subscribers on iOS and iPad OS, but the video platform is only previewing the feature for the general public and we don’t know when it will be available. However, with a sigh of relief, the company has begun rolling out support for the YouTube TV app PiP on iOS and iPad OS. Let’s take a look at the details below.
YouTube TV app wins picture-in-picture on iOS
YouTube recently used Twitter to announce the rollout of picture-in-picture mode for the iPhone and iPad.Company says Users simply swipe up from the bottom of the screen while watching the video Enter PiP mode with the YouTube TV app. Check out the tweets attached just below.
It was revealed that when the user entered PiP mode, the video was shrunk and allowed to move freely on the screen of the iPhone or iPad.
This is useful if the user wants to scroll through another app while watching YouTube TV content. In addition, PiP mode automatically triggers PiP mode when you close the app, preventing users from accidentally closing the video they are watching on the YouTube TV app. The user can then close the PiP window by simply swiping off the screen as needed.
Currently, YouTube states that this feature is currently being rolled out to all users around the world.But like recently 9to5Google report, The YouTube TV app’s PiP mode will not yet be widely available to users At this point.
Still, we can expect it to gradually roll out to YouTube TV users. So, if it’s not already live on your iPhone or iPad device, please update the app from the App Store or check back later.
A YouTube spokeswoman said about YouTube’s PiP. The Verge The feature is still being tested and will be available to everyone in the United States in the coming months. It is not yet known when the PiP feature will appear in the main YouTube app on iOS around the world. Therefore, please look forward to the update.