In June, Google announced that YouTube for iOS is officially getting picture-in-picture support, allowing non-premium and Premium subscribers to continue watching videos in a floating window while using other apps.
Currently, the feature is only rolling out for Premium members, but the company is planning to launch it to all iOS users in the United States soon. Here’s how to enable YouTube Picture-in-Picture mode on iPhone.
Learn how to enable YouTube picture-in-picture mode on iPhone
Some users have found creative workarounds for using YouTube PiP through Safari or the native iOS Shortcuts app. However, with iOS gaining official support soon, those complicated workarounds will no longer be required.
- Launch the YouTube app on your iPhone or iPad.
- Tap your profile icon at the top right-hand corner of the screen > Settings.
- Tap on General.
- Tap on the toggle for picture-in-picture.
- Select any video and hit the play button.
- Close the YouTube app and the video should start automatically playing in an overlay window. You can adjust the size of the window and move it anywhere around the screen.
We hope this guide helped you learn how to enable YouTube picture-in-picture mode on iPhone. If you have any questions, let us know in the comments below.
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