How to disable picture-in-picture on a Samsung phone

This tutorial will show you step by step how to disable picture-in-picture on a Samsung phone.

This tutorial works for all Samsung phones with Android 8, 9, and 10.

The picture-in-picture feature allows you to watch YouTube videos or use Google Maps while using other apps on your smartphone.

Picture-in-picture is a special type of multi-window mode mostly used for video playback. It lets the user watch a video in a small window pinned to a corner of the screen while navigating between apps or browsing content on the main screen.

How to turn off picture-in-picture on a Samsung phone

1. Open your phone's settings.

Open Settings on a Samsung Galaxy with Android 8

2. Open Apps.

3. Tap on the ⋮ (3 dots) options button in the top right corner of your phone's screen.

Options button for apps on a Samsung Galaxy with Android 8

4. Tap on Special access.

Special access option for apps on a Samsung Galaxy with Android 8

5. Tap on Picture-in-picture.

6. Tap on the app you want to disable the picture-in-picture mode for.

7. Tap on the toggle button next to Allow picture-in-picture or Allow permission to turn it off.

Disable picture-in-picture on a Samsung Galaxy with Android 8

Repeat the last two steps for all the applications you want to disable the picture-in-picture mode for.


How to disable device security on a Samsung phone


References:

YouTube