In the coming days, users of YouTube who are using iOS and iPadOS 15.0 or higher will be able to access this mode.
Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode for all YouTube subscribers on iPhones and iPads has begun to roll out globally, including in India.While utilising other apps on their devices, iPhone and iPad users will be able to watch a mini-player in a floating window for YouTube videos.The business claims that in the coming days, users of the YouTube iOS app who are on iOS and iPadOS 15.0 or higher will begin to notice this mode.Recall that in June of last year, Google first disclosed support for Picture-in-Picture for YouTube users on iOS.
The Picture-in-Picture mode has begun rolling out to more people and devices worldwide, as YouTube announced in a community post.Users of iPhones and iPads running iOS and iPadOS 15.0 or higher can now access the Picture-in-Picture (PiP) feature.According to the corporation, the feature will be accessible to everyone over the coming days.
YouTube has however also stated that the PiP mode would only be accessible to YouTube Premium members globally on iPhone and iPad for both music and non-musical content.The non-premium YouTube users in the US will also get access to the same service.According to the company’s announcement, non-premium customers would only have access to non-musical content on PiP.
How to use Picture-in-Picture on YouTube on iPhones, iPad
By choosing a YouTube video to watch and then exiting the YouTube app by swiping up from the bottom of their screen or clicking the home button, eligible iPhone and iPad users can use the PiP mode.Even when using other apps, the video will continue to play in a mini-player that can be dragged about the screen of the device.
Recall that in June of last year, Google first disclosed support for Picture-in-Picture for YouTube users on iOS.YouTube’s Picture-in-Picture option has been accessible on Android for a while now.