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A clever trick lets you watch YouTube on your iPhone while using other apps

A TIKTOKER has revealed a clever trick that YouTube probably doesn’t want you to know about.

One of the most requested features for the video sharing site is the ability to watch videos on your phone in a floating window while using other apps.

Picture-in-Picture mode

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Picture-in-Picture modePhoto credit: @mytechsocial101

It is commonly known as picture-in-picture mode.

The Google-owned company has been testing it on the iPhone for a while, but it doesn’t seem like a full launch is in sight just yet.

But there is a way to get around this.

And all it takes is a dedicated free app.

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Tech Social 101 showed followers on TikTok how easy it is.

First you need to go to the App Store and download it X.app.

Once installed, go to the YouTube app.

Find a video you want to watch and tap Split button below.

Keep scrolling to More.

Then select X: Video > Picture-in-Picture.

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The X.app will load.

From here, tap picture in picture Below and there you go, the YouTube video floats at the top in its own window.

All you need is X.app installed

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All you need is X.app installedPhoto credit: @mytechsocial101
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