YouTube: Watching video in the corner of the screen while using another site (PIP mode)

Chrome, starting with version 70, is able to highlight videos to watch in Picture in Picture (PIP) mode on PC. The feature initially only supports YouTube, but other sites are expected to add support for the feature. The featured video is displayed on a floating player outside the browser, which overlaps with other applications.

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In the following tutorial, check out how to watch YouTube videos in PIP mode in Chrome. The procedure was performed in the browser version for macOS, but the tips are also valid for users of Windows or Linux PCs. Learn how to upgrade Chrome to version 70.

Learn how to watch YouTube videos in PIP mode in Chrome

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Step 1. On YouTube, go to the video page you want to watch in PIP mode. Then, right-click on it. The YouTube context menu will appear;

Right click on the video

Step 2. Right-click again. This time a new menu will appear. In it, click "Picture-in-picture";

Enabling PIP mode

Step 3. The player will be highlighted and displayed in the lower right corner of the screen. You can click on the borders and drag to change the size, pause and resume the video. To exit the PIP mode, simply click on the "x".

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Ready! Enjoy tips for watching YouTube videos while doing other tasks on your PC.

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