How to Watch YouTube in Picture-in-Picture Mode on iPhone 15, 14…

🗓️ November 22, 2023 By ✍️ Jaysukh patel

Among all the astounding iOS releases, the center of attraction was Picture-in-Picture. Knowing that many people immediately ran towards the YouTube App, but it appears, that YouTube doesn’t have an option for PIP Mode, isn’t it? You may have used the PIP mode in Mac or Windows, it’s a great way to continue our work while watching the YouTube video in a small frame.

For Apple users, Picture in Picture mode is something new, despite waiting such a long they have finally made it available. While Android, picture-in-picture was launched a few years before, however, there is no meaning comparing Android’s PIP and Apple’s Picture-in-Picture, since they have their own limitations.

This tutorial is entirely all about the picture in the picture, how it works, what apps work with a picture in picture, and everything that you must know before using this feature. Without wasting time, let’s dive into the article.

How to Play YouTube Video in Picture in Picture on iPhone?

What is Picture in Picture in iOS?

Picture in picture is a premium feature for Mobile users. Basically, when you want to explore your phone, reply to threads, watch social profiles, FaceTime someone, or anything, but also the Movie or Video that you are already watching is too important, under such circumstances, picture-in-picture comes in handy.

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Certainly, when you close any app compatible with a picture in a picture, on closing that app, it automatically turns into a small frame, which can be adjusted anywhere on the screen. You can even hide the picture in the picture mode screen, while audio plays in the background.

What are the Apps that work with Picture in Picture Mode on iOS?

Certainly, not all the applications of your iPhone and iPad work with the PIP mode, so here’s the list of the features that support picture-in-picture on iOS.

  • Apple TV
  • Podcasts
  • Safari
  • FaceTime
  • iTunes
  • Homes
  • A third-party application that works with a picture in picture mode on iPad.

How to Use Picture in Picture Mode on YouTube on Safari, Google Chrome, or Other?

Unfortunately, the YouTube App doesn’t support picture-in-picture mode officially. However, you can use YouTube in Safari and go for a picture in picture mode.

Using YouTube App (iOS),

Step 1: Ensure that you have an active YouTube Premium subscription. Now, Launch the YouTube App and Ensure that you are logged in with the same account. Now, Tap on the Profile picture at the bottom right corner of the screen.

Open Youtube App Tap on Profile Picture On iPhone

Step 2: Tap the Settings gear icon at the top right corner. Then, Select General Option.

Tap on Setting Choose General On iPhone

Step 3: Enable Picture in Picture mode. Now, Play any video On the YouTube app. Then, We can drag and move on the Home screen.

Enable Picture-in-Picture Mode Play Video & Minimize App On iPhone

Step 4: we can Resize the video into a picture-in-picture view.

View Picture-in-Picture mode on iPhone

With Browser,

Step 1: Ensure that you have an active YouTube Premium subscription. Go to the Safari app or any Browser Like Google Chrome on your iPhone.Then, Open and Tap on the Profile picture.

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Open Safari App Search On iPhone

Step 2: Ensure that you are logged in with the same account. (Active YouTube Subscription).

Select Sign-in Account On iPhone

Step 3: Now, play any YouTube video you put in pip mode. Zoom in or Full-Screen mode from to the bottom-right corner in Player control of the YouTube video.

Play Video & Full-Screen Mode On iPhone

Step 4: The video will play in full screen > We can drag and move on the Home screen with PIP Mode > We can Resize video Preview on-screen.

Drag & move with PIP Mode Resize Video On iPhone

I hope you enjoy YouTube videos on your iPhone, or iPad Home screen, With Other apps as Well.

Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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