What is Picture-in-Picture
Picture in Picture (PiP) allows you to continue to watch Dailymotion videos while using other apps on your mobile device.
How Picture-in-Picture Works
Picture-in-Picture shrinks the video into a small version of the player that can be moved around the home screen and placed over other apps. The main advantage of this feature is that it allows you to keep watching your Dailymotion videos when you are using other apps on your mobile phone or tablet.
When you are in Picture-in-Picture mode you can play, pause and dismiss the video from the small player by tapping on the video which will display the player controls.
To resume playback in the Dailymotion app simply tap on the expand player icon.
To dismiss Picture-in-Picture mode tap on the cross.
Who Can Use Picture-in-Picture Mode?
All Dailymotion Android users who are running on Android 8.0 Oreo (API Level 26) and above. Users are not required to create an account to benefit from this feature.
For Dailymotion iOS users, Picture-in-Picture is currently only available on iPad. Users are not required to create an account to benefit from this feature.
Managing Picture-in-Picture Preferences
Picture-in-Picture is turned on by default for all devices running on Android 8.0 Oreo and above.
All you have to do to start the Picture-in-Picture experience is to tap on the Android home icon, and the video will automatically shrink into a PiP window. You can drag this small player around and place it wherever you want.
Turning On/Off Picture-in-Picture :
- Navigate to your Android phone settings > Applications
- Tap Dailymotion
- Scroll down to the section Advanced Settings
- Tap on Picture-in-Picture
- Toggle "Allow Picture-in-Picture" ON or OFF
Picture-in-Picture can be activated and deactivated in the Dailymotion app via the video player by tapping on the video player settings icon in the top right-hand corner of the video player.
Once you have activated Picture-in-Picture you can navigate to another app on your iPad and continue to watch your Dailymotion video.
- To go back to the Dailymotion App simply to expand, and this will take you back to the app.
- To dismiss the Picture-in-Picture player, simply tap on the X.