YouTube is near rolling out ‘picture-in-picture’ video assist on iOS

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YouTube subscribers on iOS will lastly be capable to watch content material in a picture-in-picture window.

Picture-in-picture video has been accessible on iOS and iPadOS for the reason that launch of iOS 14 final yr. However, builders must allow it, so it nonetheless doesn’t work on all video apps. Apple TV, Podcasts, Safari, FaceTime, iTunes, Disney+, Twitch and Netflix are some examples of apps the place you might need seen the function already.

YouTube, regardless of having picture-in-picture on Android, has been a key holdout — that’s till now. The video streaming big is within the midst of rolling out the function to iOS YouTube Premium customers. However, in a plot twist, the corporate says that function will come to all U.S. YouTube iOS customers sooner or later, in line with MacRumors. MobileSyrup has reached out to Google to see if Canadians will be capable to watch YouTube with out the app open as nicely.

As a YouTube Premium subscriber who switches between iOS and Android, I’m excited for the function to come back to iPhone. I usually watch YouTube and prefer to scroll by social media concurrently, and the small picture-in-picture window on Android is ideal for that.

Source: MacRumors

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