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YouTube TV rolling out picture-in-picture support to iPhone and iPad

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Starting Wednesday, a new feature rollout for YouTube TV will allow content to be played back in a smaller window on iPhone and iPad.

YouTube TV picture-in-picture support for iOS and iPadOS is now rolling out for all users. The feature was initially tested on YouTube Premium subscribers in August.

The official YouTube TV Twitter account announced the soft launch in a tweet.

The feature will allow the video to stay on the screen in a minimized player with concentrated playback controls. There will also be an option to hide the player for audio-only streaming.

The Picture-in-Picture feature will be gradually made available will adopt iOS and iPadOS' native player. Like with other apps that use the native feature, it will allow the user to enjoy content while having the ability to fully utilize other apps.