YouTube: iPhone and iPad users will soon be able to shuffle between YouTube and other apps. here’s how

YouTube has become a go-to application for all things video. Android users have the advantage of being able to use it as a mini player while using other applications, iOS users did not have this feature. Now there is good news for iPhone users.

Google has announced that it will roll out the Picture-in-Picture (PiP) feature for iPhone users. Not only on iPhones, the feature can be used on iPad devices as well.

“We recognize that this has been a slow rollout for a highly requested feature and would like to thank everyone who has provided feedback during experimentation and waited,” the company announced in a blog post.

Users in the US can access PiP for non-music content on the YouTube application on iPhones and iPads. Meanwhile, the company has announced that it will give all premium members worldwide access to PiP for both music and non-music content. For Apple devices, the PiP feature is available on iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 devices.

How to use the function:

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  • Users need to go to Settings . to go
  • Go to ‘General’ and enable PiP mode
  • Users can use background playback by default

To try PiP on YouTube while a video is playing, exit the app by swiping up from the bottom of the screen or pressing the home button. The PiP windows are movable and allow users to place them wherever they want.

Meanwhile, Android device users with premium YouTube memberships can already access the feature and will continue to do so.