How to enable picture-in-picture YouTube mode on iPhone?

You can use YouTube while using other apps by enabling picture-in-picture mode on iPhone. Here’s how!
An undated image of Youtube logo. — Unsplash
An undated image of Youtube logo. — Unsplash

YouTube, a video-watching app owned by Google, is used by billions of users worldwide. Now, you can use the app while performing other tasks on your phone and can enjoy the videos even when using other apps.

Previously, this feature was disabled from the iPhone but it has again come back and is available for the users of iOS 15 or above. However, this feature only works for free in the USA and is only accessible with YouTube Premium membership outside of it. Here’s a step-by-step guide to enabling YouTube picture-in-picture mode on your iPhone:

Enabling YouTube picture-in-picture on iPhone

  1. Open the Youtube app on your iPhone
  2. Tap ‘You’ in the bottom right corner
  3. Tap the ‘Settings’ buttons in the top right corner
  4. Select ‘General’
  5. Turn on the ‘Picture-in-Picture’ button
  6. Open the Settings app on your iPhone
  7. Tap ‘General’
  8. Select ‘Picture-in-picture’
  9. Tap the ‘Start PiP Automatically’ button