WhatsApp Web gets Picture-in-Picture update: Here’s how to use it on your desktop | HT Tech

WhatsApp Web gets Picture-in-Picture update: Here’s how to use it on your desktop

WhatsApp Update: Now, you can watch shared videos within WhatsApp Web, the desktop version of the instant messaging application. Here’s how to use this feature.

By: KUL BHUSHAN
| Updated on: Dec 21 2018, 17:58 IST
WhatsApp Web gets PiP support for shared videos
WhatsApp Web gets PiP support for shared videos (REUTERS)

WhatsApp has started rolling out Picture-in-Picture support for its Web version. The PiP mode allows you to watch shared videos from third-party apps like Instagram and YouTube within the application.

How Picture-in-Picture feature works

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At the moment the feature is restricted to shared videos. When you play video on WhatsApp Web, click on the pop out icon on the video to watch it in a new window. This way you can watch video as well as continue to chat with your contact or group.

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Step-by-step guide

Update your WhatsApp app.

Go to Settings on your WhatsApp Web > Help > check for version0.3.1846

Click on pop-out icon on the shared video.

You can drag and change the position of video

You can also adjust volume, play and pause the PiP video.

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First Published Date: 21 Dec, 15:56 IST
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