YouTube A long-awaited feature is being brought to its iPhone app: Picture in Picture (PiP)All premium subscribers will soon have access to the viewer, and YouTube said it plans to enable picture-in-picture for all iOS users in the United States.
“Picture-in-picture allows users to watch YouTube videos in a small mini player while browsing content outside of the YouTube app on their mobile devices,” a YouTube spokesperson told Engadget. “We started for YouTube Premium Member on iOS, and plans to launch PiP for all US iOS users. “
Apple introduced picture-in-picture to the iPhone last year As part of iOS 14Many video streaming applications already support this feature, including Netflix, Twitch, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and Apple TV. Even if it supports PiP on Android Since 2018, YouTube has been a significant insistence on iOS until it changes its mind, which is first determined by Mike Rumor.
Some iOS users have found a workaround for watching YouTube through picture-in-picture.it has Sometimes work Through the YouTube mobile site, some people use A shortcutYouTube has not disclosed the timetable for PiP launch, but these workarounds will no longer be needed in the end.
Picture-in-picture support on the YouTube app is long overdue, and it’s great to see that it is not only for premium members, at least in the United States. I personally look forward to watching the chaotic Overwatch League game on a mini player while reading the reaction on Twitter.
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