Picture-in-Picture video support is one of the outstanding features of Android O. Ever since the creation of Nougat OS, the feature has been a part of Android TV. However, beginning with O, it works well on smartphones and tablets as well. Several applications have already been added the support for the function such as Duo, Play Movies, and VLC – and now it’s Chrome’s turn.
According to reports, Google Chrome adds picture-in-picture video support on Android O. Hot on the heels of the launch of the final developer preview of Android O a few weeks ago, the OS is back in news with its picture-in-picture video support.
For a frame of reference, picture-in-picture mode in Android O allows you to watch videos in a floating window while using other apps. You can use this mode in various apps, including YouTube and VLC Media Player. In VLC, you can use this picture-in-picture feature by the enabling the ‘play videos in background’ option in the app’s Settings menu.
You’ll probably be wondering how to use picture-in-picture video support function in Google Chrome on Android O, right? Well, it’s pretty easy. Let’s lay down the process for you.
Use Picture-in-Picture Video Feature with Chrome on Android O
It’s just a two-step process. If you’re on Android O, simply go full-screen on any video in the Chrome app. After that, tap on the Recents button twice to initiate the PiP mode. Pretty simple, isn’t it? In case you have Google Dev, it’s even better but the process will remain the same.
In this way, you can now use picture-in-picture mode with Chrome on Android O. For Android O owners, it is one of the exciting features they’re looking for. So, why waiting? Check out if it’s working for you or not. Share your experience with us via the comments section below.
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