With the newest iOS 14.5 beta, iPhone and iPad house owners can as soon as once more take pleasure in utilizing YouTube in picture-in image mode.
The characteristic solely works whereas shopping YouTube on an internet browser, be it Safari, Chrome, or every other app that’s out there on the App Retailer. The power to observe YouTube movies in picture-in-picture mode in Safari was first out there in the preliminary iOS 14 construct and was working till iOS 14.0.1 when Google put an finish to it. After that, the characteristic stopped working seemingly as a result of a server-side change from Google.
As issues stand proper now, iOS 14.5 beta as soon as once more brings again the power to view YouTube movies in picture-in image mode on any iOS browser and for all iPhone and iPad customers. It’s attainable that some low-level modifications from Apple in iOS 14.5 Beta have led to the characteristic being enabled once more. iOS 14.5 continues to be a couple of weeks away from public launch and it’s attainable that Google once more places an finish to this characteristic by then.
It’s unclear why Google has not but added picture-in-picture assist to its YouTube iOS app. The corporate has already added related performance to its Android app. YouTube was testing image in image mode assist on its iPad app final yr however there was no indicators or phrase from the corporate on when it might roll out the characteristic. There’s one other different that you would be able to attempt to play YouTube movies in image in image mode in your iPhone or iPad.