WhatsApp Web now lets you watch videos while you do other things. The novelty, which arrives this Friday (21), releases a player through the Picture in Picture (PiP) mode, that is, the video reproduced in a floating window that is over the conversations. The user can then read the history and send messages while watching. Initially, only content shared directly by the messenger is compatible with the novelty. Videos from YouTube and Facebook continue to appear as a link.
In the following tutorial, learn to watch videos in PIP mode on WhatsApp Web. To use the feature, you must also have the latest version of the application installed on Android or iPhone (iOS) check out how to update your phone's apps.
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WhatsApp Web now lets you see videos on a floating player Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / dnetc
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Step 1. On WhatsApp Web or desktop, move the mouse over the video you want to see in PIP mode and select the icon located in the upper left corner;
Playing video in PIP mode Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. If the video is open in full screen, you can activate the PIP mode by pressing the icon in the upper right corner;
Minimizing full-screen video to PIP Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. The video will be displayed in a floating window over WhatsApp Web. You can increase or decrease the size of the video by selecting one of the corners and dragging;
Click on the edge of the video and drag to change the size Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. It is also possible to move the video freely over the window. To do this, just click on the window and drag it to the desired place. Use the "X" in the upper right corner to close the video.
Video can be dragged to any corner Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Ready! Take advantage of the tips to watch PIP videos on WhatsApp Web while chatting with your friends.
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