YouTube users with a Premium subscription can enable Picture-in-Picture on iOS. The feature has now been launched as an experimental feature that must be manually enabled by users. The trial will run until October 31.
Users can now go to YouTube demo features page, where they see a Try it button when logging in with a Premium account, 9to5Google reports. When this button is pressed in Picture-in-Picture mode, the YouTube app will enable this feature. With Picture-in-Picture, users can watch a reduced YouTube video while using other apps. According to 9to5Google, pip works on both iPhone and iPad, although users may need to reinstall YouTube apps.
It is an experimental function; So there may still be errors. YouTube itself is talking about an error where locking the device will pause the video. Users can continue playing this video using the buttons on the lock screen. The video service says it wants to improve this.
Youtube Advertise your picture in picture for iOS in June; Then some Premium users in the US were able to use the mode. At a later date, the feature should also come to free iOS users, although it is not yet clear when. It’s also unclear what will happen if October 31, the trial’s end date, has passed. With Android, point mode can be used for some time with the YouTube app and the Premium account.
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