YouTube Testing Ability for Users to Zoom Into Videos

YouTube is testing the ability for users to zoom into videos on iOS as part of its suite of features offered to premium subscribers.

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The "Pinch to zoom" feature is available as an experimenatal feature to YouTube Premium subscribers, and as it sounds, lets viewers zoom up to 8x into a video as they're watching it. The feature will be available until September 1 and may become a permanent fixture of the YouTube Premium package somewhere down the line.

YouTube has been rolling out picture-in-picture to all users in the U.S. and premium subscribers globally over the last several weeks.

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Top Rated Comments

UltimateSyn Avatar
24 months ago
Zooming… a premium feature… YouTube is insane.
Score: 27 Votes (Like | Disagree)
WWPD Avatar
24 months ago
ZOOM a premium feature from Google/YouTube, something browsers could do since 1995.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
syklee26 Avatar
24 months ago
Zooming as a premium feature.... that sounds too much like premium feature for adult video websites.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JosephAW Avatar
24 months ago
Doing that now using safari:rolleyes:
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
KurtWilde Avatar
24 months ago
I’m still waiting for picture in picture in the app
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CarlJ Avatar
24 months ago
YouTube testing a special new feature for zooming…

… or you could just turn on Zoom in iOS’s Accessibility section in the Settings as, and then double-tap on the screen with three fingers, to zoom in - in any app. ?
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)