In case you are an iPhone person and have a YouTube Premium subscription, now you can watch a video in picture-in-picture (PiP) mode on the iOS YouTube app, as per a report by 9To5 Google. The function has been rolled out by Google however it could take a while to succeed in subscribers all over the place. It’s an experimental function for now which suggests you would need to go to the app and manually activate it. The image-in-picture mode can then be used to view the video content material over the opposite apps that you simply open on the display screen.
To verify whether or not you possibly can entry the function and to entry it, after all, log in to your Google account after which head over to YouTube.com/new. From there, you need to navigate to the “Image-in-picture on iOS” experiment. Faucet on the choice of “Strive it out” which can activate the function in your Premium account. To make use of it, open your YouTube app and play the video you need to watch. Now, if you swipe up or press the house button, the app will shut and the video will play inside a mini display screen which is the PiP mode. As per YouTube, the video in PiP mode will pause if you happen to lock the display screen. Nonetheless, the lock display screen controls nonetheless allow you to play the content material as you want.
The PiP function for Premium members who use an iPhone was introduced by YouTube earlier this yr and after some hiccups, appears to be lastly on observe, even whether it is an experimental one for now. Because the PiP mode is an experimental one, it’s for a restricted time and can proceed solely till October 31, 2021. One factor to notice is that the function has solely been rolled out on iOS which suggests you will be unable to entry it on the iPad.