iPhone or iPad users can enjoy YouTube videos in picture-in-picture mode(PiP), just like Android devices. You don’t need to have the YouTube app installed on your iPhone or iPad to get the picture-in-picture mode. Instead, you can experience it directly using a web browser, including preloaded Safari. Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode is essentially quite useful if you want to multitask on your iPhone or iPad. You can easily access your settings menu or search for a message on WhatsApp.Apple has enabled picture-in-picture support natively since the release of iOS 14/ iPadOS 14 last year. It can be used to look at Youtube videos in picture-in-picture mode on your Apple device. This is how it is possible.

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Steps to run YouTube videos in picture-in-picture(PiP) mode on iOS

Before we get started with the steps you can take to play YouTube videos in picture-in-picture mode(PiP) on iOS, it is essential to note that it must be a YouTube Premium member and log in with the account paid subscription. The feature also doesn’t work with the YouTube app at this time. This means that you have to trust a web browser like Safari or Chrome to run your favorite YouTube videos in the picture in the picture. Here are steps to view youtube videos in pip mode.

Step 1: Open your web browser and log in to YouTube with your account, which is part of the YouTube Premium subscription.

Step 2: Find a video you want to watch.

Step 3: Switch to full-screen mode by tapping the square icon at the bottom right of the video.

Step 4: Tap the video to see the controls and then press the picture-in-picture button in the upper left, right next to the close button. Alternatively, you can double-tap on the screen with two fingers or swipe up from the bottom of your device to enable picture-in-picture mode.

Step 5: Once enabled, the picture-in-picture mode allows you to move around and work in any other application you want while continuously playing YouTube videos in a small window.

You can exit picture-in-picture (PiP)mode by tapping its icon at the top right of the small window. You can also go back to the original view by double-tapping the video with two fingers. Once done, you can close your YouTube video by tapping on the ‘X’ button.

 

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