How to enable & use Android Picture in Picture (PIP) Mode


We have often faced queries about the Picture in Picture mode feature of Android. Since most of the Nokia Android smartphones already run Android Oreo/Pie now it is natural for owners of these devices to try to use one of the most exciting features of the Oreo update.


But using this feature is not so straightforward because of mainly two reasons.

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While using the navigation mode you can use Maps in Picture in Picture or PIP mode. Check the screenshots below. As we said Maps work in PIP mode only when you are using the navigation while driving or riding. All you need to do is to use the home button to send the app in the background while using navigation and PIP window pops up. You can also notice that we have enabled Picture in Picture mode by going to Apps settings.

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