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Search Videos While Watching on YouTube in Chrome

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Few months back, YouTube Android app received a nice update that lets you search videos while watching a video. In brings multi-tasking. You can minimize the video and search for other videos. minimized video will go at the bottom right side in small screen. Similar feature can also be brought in Google Chrome. For, this you only need to install Seek’n Play Google Chrome Extension.

Search YouTube Videos While Watching on YouTube in Chrome

Visit the Chrome Web Store and install the Seek’n Play extension. After the installation, it will open a welcome page with notice and changelog. Notice says that this extension does not work with Adblok extension. So, for using this you will have to disable Adblock extension. Once successfully installed, visit YouTube and open a video. Then go back in browser for more stuffs to watch. The video should appear at the bottom right corner. If this is not appearing in your browser, try restarting your browser.

The video will continue to play until it ends or you manually pause it. If you start a new video, older one will be replaced with new.
In the video player of minimized window, you will see a new “X” icon in tool bar. Clicking on this will close this minimized window. The expand icon will open the original video page.

This extension only offer single option setting. You can set the player location. Default it bottom -right but you can also set it to use ‘Top-right.’

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search Videos while Watching on Chrome

This is a nice extension for those who regularly use YouTube. I personally found this extension useful. It makes YouTube experience better, I will also suggest Google to implement this feature in YouTube.

Install Seek n’ Play in Google Chrome

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