How to Enable Picture in Picture on an iPhone 11

Last updated on May 7th, 2023 at 11:06 pm

Picture in picture is a feature that has been available on some television models for quite some time. It can be useful, so you might be wondering how to enable picture in picture on an iPhone 11.

Fortunately this is a feature that’s available on the device following an iOS 14 update.

When picture in picture is enabled you will be able to keep a video or facetime call displayed on the screen even after you swipe up to go Home or use other apps.

Our guide below is going to show you how to turn on or turn off the picture in picture feature on your iPhone 11.

How to Enable Picture in Picture on an iPhone 11

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Select General.
  3. Choose Picture in Picture.
  4. Turn on Start PiP Automatically.

Our article continues below with additional information on enabling the picture in picture setting on your iPhone, as well as pictures of these steps.

How to Turn On or Turn Off the Picture in Picture Feature on an iPhone 11

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 14.3.

Step 1: Open the Settings app.

open Settings

Step 2: Scroll down and select the General option.

open the General menu

Step 3: Choose the Picture in Picture option near the top of the menu.

select the picture in picture option

Step 4: Tap the button to the right of Start PiP Automatically to turn it on.

I have enabled the picture in picture setting on my iPhone in the picture below.

how to enable picture in picture on an iPhone 11

If you decide that you don’t like the behavior that is activated when this setting is turned on, you can always disable picture in picture on your iPhone by simply returning to the Settings > General > Picture in Picture menu and turning the Start PiP Automatically option back off.

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