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2 Ways to Enable Picture-in-Picture Mode in Edge

How to Enable Picture-in-Picture Mode in Edge

In this guide, we’ll see how to enable picture-in-picture mode in Edge. The picture-in-picture mode lets you watch videos in a pop-up adjustable floating window. However, unlike other browsers, Microsoft’s Edge doesn’t show the PIP icon when you hover the cursor on the top of the video.

So, then how to use PIP mode in Edge. Let’s find out in this guide.

Enable Picture-in-Picture Mode in Edge

There are two ways to enable picture-in-picture mode in Edge. Let’s check out each method in detail.

Enable PIP Mode in Edge Using Your Mouse Click

The quickest way to enable picture-in-picture mode in Edge is using mouse clicks. Simply play the video you want to view in PIP mode, right-click on it and choose the Picture in Picture option.

Some video platforms, like YouTube, have their own custom right menu. In that case, double right-click on the video to view the Edge’s own right-click menu and choose the Picture in picture option from it.

Picture in picture option in YouTube

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Enable PIP Mode in Edge Using an Extension

Edge Add-ons store contains a long list of extensions for various purposes. You can visit and download a PIP mode extension to enable picture-in-picture mode in Microsoft Edge. Here’s a step-by-step instructions on how to do that:

  1. Open the Picture in Picture extension download page and click the Get button to download and install to Edge.
    Installing extension to Enable Picture-in-Picture Mode in Edge
  2. Play the video you want to view in PIP mode.
  3. Click the extension icon at the top and choose Picture in Picture extension from the list of installed extensions.
    Picture in picture extension in Edge

And that’s about it. The video will start playing in the PIP mode. To disable PIP in Microsoft Edge, click the Picture in Picture extension again.

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How do I enable PiP mode?

It’s very easy to enable PiP mode on your browser. Simply, right-click on the playing video and choose the Picture in picture option. However, to watch a YouTube video in PiP mode, you’ll have to double right-click on the video and then choose the Picture in picture option.

How do I disable PiP in Microsoft Edge?

To disable PiP in Microsoft Edge, open the Edge settings page, choose Cookies and site permissions from the left sidebar, and then click on the Picture in picture control option in the right pane. Then, disable the toggle next to the Show Picture in picture control inside the video frame option.

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