YouTube TV app on iPhone and iPad gets picture-in-picture (PiP) mode support

YouTube TV app on iPhone and iPad gets picture-in-picture (PiP) mode

YouTube has been experimenting with the much-awaited picture-in-picture (PiP) mode for iOS users for a long time. While the feature is available for YouTube Premium subscribers on iOS and iPadOS, the video platform is only previewing the feature for general users and we don’t really know when it will be available. However, as some sigh of relief, the company has started rolling out support for PiP to its YouTube TV app on iOS and iPadOS. Let’s take a look at the details below.

YouTube TV app on iOS gets picture-in-picture

YouTube recently took to Twitter to announce the rollout of picture-in-picture mode for iPhone and iPad. the company says Users can swipe up from the bottom of the screen while watching a video On YouTube TV app to get into PiP mode. You can see the attached tweet below.

It turns out that once a user enters PiP mode, the video will be shortened and they will be able to move it freely around their screen on their iPhone or iPad.

This will come in handy if users want to scroll to another app while watching YouTube TV content. PiP Mode prevents users from accidentally turning off the videos they are watching on the YouTube TV app as closing the app will automatically turn on PiP Mode. Users can then close the PiP window by swiping away from their screen if needed.

Now, coming to the availability, YouTube says that the feature is currently available to all users across the world. However, according to the recent 9to5google report good, PiP mode in YouTube TV app not widely available to users yet This time.

Nonetheless, we can expect it to be gradually available to YouTube TV users. So, if you don’t see it live on your iPhone or iPad device yet, make sure to update the app from the App Store or check later.

For PiP on YouTube, a YouTube spokesperson explained ledge It is still testing the feature and is expected to make it available to everyone in the US in the coming months. It remains to be seen when the PiP feature will arrive for the main YouTube app on iOS globally. So, stay tuned for updates.

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