New iOS 14 Feature Is Bad News For YouTube (But Good News For You

published 25.06.2020 09:30

by Matt Binder from

Ever wish you could keep listening to your favorite YouTube video in the background while using other apps on your iPhone?

You can use that picture-in-picture feature with YouTube videos opened via the Safari web browser app.

The floating YouTube video can even be pushed off-screen and voilà, you’re playing your favorite YouTube music video in the background as if it was a music app.

Because YouTube uses the ability to play videos in the background as a major selling point for its YouTube Premium subscription.

Background video play built into iOS 14 can make YouTube an even more popular choice for music listening.