Using Picture-in-Picture Window on my Samsung device

Last Update date : Mar 26. 2021

Picture-in-Picture (PiP) allows you to continue using an apps even after you have exited out of them. If you have allowed Picture-in-Picture on certain applications like Maps or YouTube you can continue viewing your video or directions without an disruptions. If you do not want certain applications to have the setting available you can easily disable this setting via the below steps.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung Subsidiary.

Android OS 11.0 (R)
1 Head into your Settings > Apps
Head into your Settings > Apps
2 Tap on the app you would like to adjust the Picture-in-Picture settings
Tap on Netflix app
3 Tap on Picture-in-Picture
Select Picture-in-Picture

Please Note: This setting will vary between apps, the chosen application must be able to support this function.

4 Toggle on or off Allow Permission to enable or disable this setting
Toggle on or off Allow Permission
5 If you have Allowed Permissions on a particular app, if you watching a video and head into another app or your home page, the video should still continue playing. To move the Picture-in-Picture simply tap on the window and drag to your preferred position. If you would like to close the window down simply drag to the Remove button at the bottom of the screen.
Viewing YouTube video in Picture-in-Picture
Android OS 10.0 (Q)
1 Head into your Settings > Apps
Head into your Settings > Apps
2 Tap on the app you would like to change the Picture-in-Picture settings
Tap on Duo
3 Tap on Picture-in-Picture
Select Picture-in-Picture

Please Note: This setting will vary between apps, the chosen application must be able to support this function.

4 Toggle on or off Allow Permission to enable or disable this setting
Toggle on or off Allow Permission
5 If you have Allowed Permissions on a particular app, if you watching a video and head into another app or your home page, the video should still continue playing.
Viewing Duo video in Picture-in-Picture
6 To move the Picture-in-Picture simply tap on the window and drag to your preferred position. If you would like to close the window down simply drag to the bottom of the screen.
Viewing Google Duo in Picture-in-Picture
Android OS 9.0 (Pie)
1 Head into your Settings > Apps
Head into your Settings > Apps
2 Select an app to view app info
Selecting YouTube app to view App info
3 Tap on Picture-in-Picture
Select Picture-in-Picture

Please Note: This setting will vary between apps, the chosen application must be able to support this function.

4 Toggle on or off Allow Permissions to enable or disable this setting
Toggle on or off Allow Permission
5 If you have Allowed Permissions on a particular app, if you watching a video and head into another app or your home page, the video should still continue playing.
Viewing YouTube video in Picture-in-Picture

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