Picture-in-Picture mode is one of the most popular features in iOS which we have been seeing since iOS 9. Even two editions later, in iOS 11, it is still one of the leading features of Apple’s Operating System (OS). But a lot of users are still not sure how to use this mode in the latest OS. And just for your help, we have provided for you in this article everything that you need to know about how to use Picture-in-Picture Mode in iOS 11. But before we tell you that, let us help understand what this mode does.
What is Picture-in-Picture Mode?
Picture-in-Picture Mode, also known as PiP mode, is a feature in iOS that enables users to watch videos from an app or the web while working with other programs. It means that you can view multiple items simultaneously with this feature. It had existed on computer displays and television for years before it made its way to iOS.
However, please keep in mind that this mode is limited to just a couple of iPad models. Therefore, it will not work with iPods, iPhones and even certain iPads. Although you may use jailbreak in these devices, but of course, we do not recommend that, as it may potentially endanger your device.
You can resize, reposition and control the PiP window as per your preferences. So, as you are now familiar with this mode, let us understand how to use it on your iPad.
Steps to Use Picture-in-Picture Mode in iOS 11
These are the steps that you need to follow to use the PiP Mode in iOS 11 to get an iPad split-view.
- Step 1: First and foremost, open a Video app (Hulu, Netflix, HBOGo, etc.) on your iPad.
- Step 2: Now, you have to ‘Play’ the video.
- Step 3: After this, for activating the said mode, select the PiP button.
Yes, it is as simple as that! Now, let’s move on to learn how you can resize the PiP Window on iPad.
Steps to Resize the Picture-in-Picture Mode on iOS 11
In order to resize the PiP mode on iOS 11, we have to follow the steps mentioned below.
- Step 1: Begin with touching two fingers down on the PiP video.
- Step 2: Next, just pinch your fingers together to shrink the video.
- Step 3: Spread your fingers to expand the video.
You can also reposition the PiP window by simply touching one finger down on the Pip and dragging the video to any corner. For removing the same, you have to touch one finger down on the Pip and swipe the PiP video to the sideways off the screen.
Follow this guide on how to use Picture-in-Picture Mode in iOS 11 and enjoy this enthralling feature on your iPad. The iOS 11 release date is drawing near and just like you we cannot wait to get our hands on it. Drop us your query, if you have any, and we will get back to you.