Chat and watch a video at the same time in WhatsApp: What you should know about Picture-in-Picture (PIP)

Chat and watch a video at the same time in WhatsApp: What you should know about Picture-in-Picture (PIP)


Facebook-owned WhatsApp messaging platform has added a new feature for users globally where Android users can finally will be able to watch videos within the app.

They have introduced Picture-in-Picture (PIP) feature on Android Beta app in October. This feature was only limited to WhatsApp Beta users from the day of launch but there is a good news now. PiP mode compatibility is now coming to WhatsApp stable version.

Users can get this version by updating their app at Play Store with WhatsApp stable version 2.18.280.

According to a BGR report, this feature allows users to view videos inside WhatsApp in a pop-up/floating window while you still continuing to navigate in the chat window at the same time.

The report also says that it supports videos from Instagram, YouTube and Facebook.

In simple word, this feature will help you play the videos in picture-in-picture mode without leaving the chat box. So that you can watch the video as well as chat at the same time.

WhatsApp is reported to have touched two billion monthly users. The latest features and inputs done by the company makes this app the first choice for users.

Attractive features like group managing features, refined search option, “Mark as read” shortcuts, group voice and video calls, dark mode and many interesting features have made it even more attractive to the users

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