Pinch the video player with two fingers to zoom in and out
YouTube Premium subscribers can now enjoy the pinch-to-zoom experimental feature. According to the company, the new feature will be under the testing hood until September 1st. It will give YouTube a little time to gather the feedback and spruce things up before rolling the new feature widely.
Premium Subscribers Have Access To ‘Pinch To Zoom’ Which Isn’t Quite Fully Baked
The latest opt-in experimental feature works in full-screen landscape view for better viewing. YouTube Premium subscribers have added features like:
- background play
- ad-free content
- an audio-only mode to listen to music without loading the video; and,
- this new ‘pinch-to-zoom’ experimental feature fills in the gap.
YouTube Subscribers Have Sprinkled Perks Up Their Sleeves
Google has moved YouTube experiments and beta tests behind a Premium paywall. Therefore, Premium members of YouTube have this . Nevertheless, it is really simple to grace to participate in experiments to try the new opt-in experimental feature
How To Try The New ‘Pinch to Zoom’ Experimental Feature?
- Open your YouTube profile photo
- Click on Your Premium benefits
- As a YouTube subscriber, you should see the try new features page
- Turn on YouTube’s pinch-to-zoom feature
You might feel a delay when you try to use the pinch gesture after toggling the feature on. Once it’s all set, you should be able to zoom in at 8x.
We’re not sure if YouTube makes this feature available to its unpaid and unsubscribed audience. Still, we’re confident that until September 1, YouTube premium members have good days left to leave feedback.