How To Watch Netflix in Picture in Picture on iPhone And Android

Do you want to watch Netflix in Picture in Picture on iPhone and Android device? Do you want to watch your favorite Netflix show without interrupting your WhatsApp chat?

This life we live in is very complicated and in times like that what we do is multitasking. From cooking while talking to husband/wife to reading your books and chatting on your phone, we all perform multitasking.

Similarly, our mobile phones have been programmed in such a way that we can also perform multitasking. Is it not annoying to pause your favorite Netflix movie just to go and reply to a WhatsApp message?

With the method I am going to show you, you will be able to watch your Netflix movie and perform other tasks at the same time. This method works for both Android and iPhones (iOS14 and above).

Before you can watch Netflix using the picture-in-picture feature, you first of all need to make that picture-in-picture is enabled.

How To Turn On Picture in Picture On Your iPhone

The Picture in Picture feature has been something that iPhone users have talked about it for a long time. But recently, Apple added it to their newer iPhones and iOS versions, i.e. iOS14 and above.

 

  • Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  • Tap on General.
  • From the list of options, tap on Picture in Picture.
  • Make sure “Start PiP Automatically” has been turned on. If not make sure to turn it on.

How To Turn on Picture in Picture On Your Android Phone

If you have used Android phones for a while, you will probably be aware that this feature has been available on Android phones for a while. The most work with different types of video player applications.

Currently, Picture in Picture works on Android version 8.0 and above ONLY.

  • On your Android device, open the Settings app.
  • Tap on Apps & Notifications.
  • Expand “Advanced” and tap Special app access.
  • From the next window, tap Netflix and make sure to toggle on “Allow picture-in-picture”.

How To Watch Netflix in Picture in Picture on iPhone

How to watch Netflix in Picture in Picture on iPhone

The entire process of watching Netflix in Picture in Picture on iPhone is very easy and simple; even for those without tech knowledge.

  • To do this, first of all, follow the steps on “How To Turn On Picture in Picture On Your iPhone”.
  • Once you are done, open the Netflix app on your iPhone.
  • Search for your favorite movie or TV show and allow it to start playing.
  • Swipe up to go home.
  • Once you are on the home screen, you will see your Netflix movie or TV show playing in the floating window.
  • You can now watch your Netflix movie and perform whatever task you want to perform at the same time.

How To Watch Netflix in Picture in Picture on Android phones

How to watch netflix in picture in picture on Android
  • Similarly, to watch Netflix in Picture in Picture on your Android phone, you first need to follow “How To Turn on Picture in Picture On Your Android Phone”.
  • After that, open the Netflix app on your phone.
  • Search for your favorite movie or TV show and allow it to start playing.
  • While the movie or TV show is playing on Netflix, simply tap on the button and Netflix will switch to Picture in Picture mode.

Conclusion

Netflix is known as one of the best movie streaming platforms in the world and as such, it contains almost all the top movies on the planet. Read through this article and enjoy your Netflix movie while performing some other important tasks.

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