Here is a great update from Whatsapp developers with regards to Picture in Picture(PIP) mode for which we have been looking from late July. iOS device users were enjoying PIP mode since its release and now it is made available for Android users too. It is much irritating to shift from Whatsapp to another application to watch the videos received on WhatsApp. However, Whatsapp Picture in Picture mode has successfully fulfilled our needs by providing Picture in Picture mode for Youtube, Facebook, and Instagram videos to all the Android users with beta version 2.18.301.

Whatsapp Picture in Picture mode:

WABetainfo has officially announced the release of Whatsapp Picture in Picture mode is finally rolling out for all Android beta users. The latest 2.18.234 Android beta update has launched a new feature into Whatsapp. This allows its users to enjoy watching videos received on various platforms on Whatsapp itself. This feature is not available previously due to various reasons and in between Whatsapp has gone through various developments to bring PIP mode for Android beta users. Any Android user can enjoy this feature by checking out the latest update on the Google Play Store app.

Whatsapp Picture in Picture mode

Advantages of Whatsapp Picture in Picture mode:

  • Using Whatsapp Picture in Picture mode, Android device users can access Youtube links directly in the app itself.
  • When you are on a video call, you can view other messages by switching to Picture in Picture mode.
  • You can still stay on a video call and chat with your friends by tapping on the back button.
  • Go back to your home screen for checking any other notifications and you will be still able to view the Video call in PIP mode.
  • Watch YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram videos in a mini window within the Whatsapp application.

Few people were not able to use Whatsapp Picture in Picture mode even after going through the latest update. If you are patient to get this feature, wait for the next update. Or else back up your chats and uninstall the oldest version of Whatsapp on your device. Download and install the latest version of Whatsapp that comes with Picture in Picture mode for Android beta users. You will have this feature more once you get it updates on your Android device.


Hope you are now able to enjoy Whatsapp Picture in Picture mode for Android beta users. From now, you can enjoy viewing all the video links on Whatsapp application itself. Drop your message in the comment box provided below and let us know if you are looking for any other info related to Whatsapp PIP mode.


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