How to Play Inline Video in iOS 10 Safari on iPhone/iPad

iOS 10 allows you to play inline video in Safari on your iPhone. Follow this quick guide to put your hands on this smart feature.

Just like most iPhone users, we are also quite impressed with tons of awesome features that iOS 10 has come with. Whether it’s the amazing Safari Split-View, redesigned Control or Notification Center, Digital Touch in Messages app, the latest iOS ecosystem has got plenty to win everyone over, hasn’t it?

Do you know that you can now play inline video in Safari on your iPhone running iOS 10? Once enabled, you will be able to watch videos without having to opt for a full-screen video view.

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How to Play Inline Video in iOS 10 Safari on iPhone and iPad

Earlier, you could enable inline video in Safari on iPad. However, this much-awaited feature was available in restricted fashion on iPhone. As for instance, you could play inline video in iOS 9.3 News app.

Willing to play in inline video in Safari on your iPhone? Let’s get started with it!

How to Play Inline Video Playback in iOS 10 Safari on iPhone or iPad

Step #1. Launch Safari on your iPhone.

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Step #2. Next up, you have to visit any web page and play the video.

Play Video in Safari on iPhone

Step #3. After the video goes full screen, you need to tap on the resize button from the bottom right corner of the playback window. Alternately, you can also use pinch-to-close gesture to enable this functionality.

Resize Video in Safari on iPhone Running iOS 10

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The video will get back to the embed location on the web page and continue to play. It won’t stop even if you open another tab or scroll past it.

Play Inline Video in Safari in iOS 10 on iPhone

That’s all!

The public beta of newest iOS ecosystem is expected next month. For those without developer account can easily install it on their iPhone. Moreover, they don’t even require a computer to carry out the installation process.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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