Almost all of the major media apps support Picture-in-Picture on the iPad except YouTube, although it does on Android. If you are used to watching videos while working on something else, here is a way to get YouTube Picture-in-Picture on iPad.

Although the YouTube app finally supports Split View on the iPad, it still takes up half of your screen. If you’re using iPadOS 13 or later on your iPad or iPad Pro, you can use the new desktop website support in Safari and the browser’s built-in video player as a workaround to play YouTube videos in a floating window. on top of other applications.

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To do this, first open the “Safari” application on your iPad, then navigate to the YouTube website.

If you want, you can sign in to your Google account to access your YouTube account which includes your subscriptions and playlists. The desktop interface will be familiar to you if you use YouTube on your computer.

Find a video that you want to watch. Tap the video to open it, then tap the “Play” button to start playing.

Now press the “Full Screen” button.

With the video now occupying the entire screen of your iPad, press the “Picture-in-Picture” button in the upper left corner.

The video will start playing in a floating window.

You can tap and drag to another corner of the screen to move it. You can pinch to resize the floating video player.

If you want to stop playing the video, press the “Stop” button. You can also press the “Picture-in-Picture” button to return to full screen mode.

Speaking of new features in Safari on iPadOS, have you tried downloading files to your iPad using the new native download manager?