Picture-in-Picture (PIP) mode is a feature that allows you to keep playing a video as you stretch it to do other things with your device. Upon activation, it will lift your video up on a popup field and allow it to float on new Windows while you continue operating your computer, Android or iOS smartphones.
Fortunately, this feature is supported by most browsers and websites online. However, some websites are yet to integrate this new innovation – and this sounds like a limit, but actually, that is not the case because you can download PIP extension on your device and enable it anytime you want to use the Picture-in-Picture mode.
This guide will walk you through the process of enabling the Picture-in-Picture mode on different browsers. Quickly, let’s get started.
How to enable the Picture-in-Picture Mode
As stated earlier, most recent updated versions of all browsers have the PIP mode enabled by default. However, in other to access the limitless aspect of the PIP mode, you will have to install the Picture-in-Picture extension on your browser. Follow the steps below to have it installed on your browser.
Install Picture-In-Picture Extension on Chrome browser
Step 1. Open your Chrome browser and visit the web store.
Step 2. Search for the Extension and click on the Add to Chrome tab.
Step 3. Go through the terms of service and click on Add Extension.
Step 4. After installing, a notification will be displayed on your screen with options for you to manage shortcuts and appearance settings.
You can use Alt+P to initiate the feature and the “X” to exit the mode.