It can be tough to choose between two games if they air at the same time. However, you might not have to choose. Use the picture-in-picture option to see both programs at once!
Get step-by-step instructions on using PIP, and enjoy watching TV your way.
How to use PIP on your TV
Once everything is set up, it’s simple to watch television and movies with picture-in-picture.
1. First, you’ll need to make sure you’re able to use PIP.
2. Televisions that come equipped with this function generally have a PIP button on the remote. Just choose the channel you want to watch full-size, then hit the PIP button and find a channel to watch in the secondary box.
3. If you have a single tuner TV, you can only watch one TV channel at a time via PIP. You’ll need to have a DVD or Blu-Ray player connected. Your sub picture comes from this second input when you have a single tuner TV.
Get the details about picture-in-picture viewing
Need more information about PIP? Check out a general overview below.
What does PIP viewing look like?
Using PIP, you’ll have your main viewing option across your whole screen. You’ll hear the audio from the choice. In the upper right corner of your screen, you’ll see your second viewing option as a scaled-down version in a box.
You can use your remote to swap the channels, putting your secondary channel in the main slot. Depending on the type of TV you’re using and your television service provider, you might even be able to choose where your secondary screen appears.
Can you use PIP?
Some TVs do not have PIP functions, so make sure your television has the capability. Or, you might only be able to watch two programs at once if they are from different inputs – for example, a show on TV and a movie via your DVD player. You’ll need to read the owner’s manual for your TV to learn more about your options.
In addition, your PIP options may vary depending on which television service provider you’ve chosen. Some providers may require you to have two receivers to use the picture-in-picture feature to watch two channels at once. Typically, if you have a DVR, you can use PIP, too.
Enjoy the convenience of picture-in-picture TV
PIP gives you more choices when you sit down in front of the TV. Watch and listen to your team on the main screen, and keep another game or a sports news station in the secondary box. Don’t miss a thing – check out your PIP options today!