YouTube TV Rolling Out Picture-in-Picture Support for All iOS 15 Devices

Picture-in-picture support is rolling out to all YouTube TV users who have an iOS 15 device, the YouTube TV team announced today on Twitter.

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When watching YouTube TV content, users can swipe up from the bottom of the screen to return to the Home screen, with the content continuing to play in a small picture-in-picture window that can be adjusted. With picture-in-picture support, YouTube TV users can watch content while continuing to do other things on the iPhone or the iPad.


Google has also been testing picture-in-picture for standard YouTube content with its premium subscribers, but the feature has not yet rolled out beyond those who have a subscription, which is priced at $11.99 in the U.S. Google has, however, said that it is planning to launch picture-in-picture support for all YouTube users in the near future.

With YouTube TV officially supporting picture-in-picture, it's possible Google will soon also expand the feature to YouTube.

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Top Rated Comments

Think|Different Avatar
8 weeks ago
Sad this is even a story. They, along with others, simply limit the built-in feature for monetary gain. It's stupid and I'm still disappointed Apple allows the big players to get away with it. Every video player API should be connected to the PIP one and work – plain and simple. And don't say "They can't figure out ads!" (they can) - even if the PIP video just stops working because it can't transfer to an ad, FINE, it's better than neutering a whole feature.
Score: 28 Votes (Like | Disagree)
HeavenDynamic Avatar
8 weeks ago
Didn't see the "TV" in the title at first. Sigh...
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ? Avatar
8 weeks ago
The YouTube TV team needs to work on regular YouTube App, asap.

It’s a good step forward but please consider making this for the YouTube app. This should not be a paid feature. $11.99 to take advantage of Picture-in-Picture. Come on ?
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
uofawildcats96 Avatar
8 weeks ago

Been there done that (Direct TV Stream). What else you got Youtube TV?
Low latency, no buffering, and a usable interface
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ghostface147 Avatar
8 weeks ago
These people can't make up their minds.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
KurtWilde Avatar
8 weeks ago
if anyone is done with google dragging their feet just use Vinegar extension and safari
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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