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    How do I disable the Picture-in-Picture mode for specific apps? (Android 8.0 or higher)

    Question

    • How do I stop Picture-in-Picture (PiP) for a certain app?
    • I don't want Picture-in-Picture to be active in a specific app, how can I disable it?
    • How can I stop Picture-in-Picture?
    • How do I disable the Picture-in-Picture mode for specific apps?

    Valid for

    • Android 9 (Pie)
    • Android 8.0, 8.1 (Oreo)

    Solution

    To disable the Picture-in-Picture mode

    1. Find and tap Settings > Apps & notifications > Advanced > Special app access > Picture-in-picture.
    2. In the list of applications, tap the application that you want to disable Picture-in-Picture for. 
    3. Tap the slider beside Allow picture-in-picture
     

     

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