YouTube appears to be testing picture in picture (PIP) mode for its IOS applications. The feature allows users to watch YouTube videos while using other apps, and the latest change developer daniel.However, in any other playback scenario, Yount is unable to make PIP work in youtube, indicating that the feature is still in the experimental stage.
Officials say YouTube allows users to play videos in the background only if they subscribe to YouTube premium, which means PIP may be limited to paying users. The price of YouTube premium is $11.99 (due to the additional 30% cost of Apple's in app purchase, YouTube app purchase via IOS costs $15.99).
However, IOS 14 users can still watch YouTube Videos in picture in picture mode via safari.