How to Use WhatsApp in Picture-in-Picture (PiP) Mode on Android Oreo

Nowadays, people have become smart enough to do multitask with their smartphones. Henceforth, Google allows users to enable Picture-in-Picture Mode in Android Oreo. But, it is only limited to selected apps. For that reason, WhatsApp has integrated picture-in-picture feature within the app. Thus, you can do multiple tasks while chatting with your friends.

Well, it sounds great to use Picture-in-Picture mode in WhatsApp. But, there is a catch. It will only work when you execute video call from the app. That’s right! And also, your device must have Android Oreo 8.0 or later version of the OS. Well, you can use the same app on split screen on Android Oreo, but using picture-in-picture mode in WhatsApp will be helpful when need to check something important while video calling. Without more brother, let’s move ahead to know how to use picture-in-picture mode in WhatsApp on Android Oreo.

How to Use WhatsApp in Picture in Picture Mode on Android Oreo

How to Use Picture-in-Picture Mode in WhatsApp on Android Oreo

First of all, you should make sure that you have latest WhatsApp version installed on your Android Oreo device.

Step #1. Open WhatsApp on your Android Oreo phone.

Open WhatsApp on your Android Phone running OreoStep #2. Look for a contact from the list you want to make a video call.

Look for a contact in WhatsApp on AndroidStep #3. Next, tap on video call icon at the top to start the video call.

Tap on video call icon in WhatsApp on AndroidStep #4. If your video call started, you could either tap back or home button to start WhatsApp video call in PiP mode.

Tap back or home button to start WhatsApp video call in PiP mode on Android OreoOnce the WhatsApp picture-in-picture mode started, you can hold and drag it anywhere on the screen and start using other apps as per your need.

That’s it! Once you have started to use picture-in-picture mode in WhatsApp, you can continue browsing, check email, chat, and other stuff from the screen as you normally do while video calling in on.


In picture-in-picture mode in WhatsApp, you can continue browsing, check email from the Android screen


This WhatsApp PiP mode feather will work gracefully for those who have to continue checking some email and document while continuing video calling. Sounds great! Isn’t it?


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