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How to activate (and deactivate) the full screen mode in Windows 10 | Digital Trends Spanish


Learn how to activate full screen mode in Windows 10 and take advantage of every last inch of your monitor to work more comfortably (in this guide we will also explain how to deactivate it, as it can sometimes be confusing).

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How to activate full screen mode in Windows 10

The main web browsers such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox have a full screen mode, which allows you to view an Internet page without the browser toolbar and tabs that you see at the top of the screen, and without the Windows toolbar located at the bottom of the screen.
Although the instructions to activate the Windows 10 full screen mode in Chrome, Edge and Firefox are basically the same, there are slight variations that we consider necessary to note. Likewise, remember that in any of the three browsers you can activate full screen mode by pressing the F11 key.

How to activate full screen mode in Chrome in Windows 10

How to activate Chrome full screen mode in Windows 10

Step 1: Press F11 or go to the Chrome options menu that appears when you click on the three vertically stacked dots in the upper right corner.

Step 2: To the right of the Zoom option you will see a kind of box drawn with dotted lines, click on it to activate full screen mode.

How to get out of full screen mode in Chrome on Windows 10

Step 1: Press F11 on your keyboard to exit full screen mode.

Remember that you can also activate it by pressing F11 on your keyboard.

How to activate full screen mode in Edge in Windows 10

How to activate Edge full screen mode in Windows 10

Step 1: Press F11 or go to the Edge options menu that appears when you click on the three horizontal dots that are in the upper right corner of the browser.

Step 2: To the right of the Zoom option you will see a diagonal line, click on it to activate full screen mode.

How to get out of full screen mode in Edge in Windows 10

Step 1: Press F11 on your keyboard or move the mouse cursor to the top of the screen (where the toolbar and tabs would normally be) and click on the diagonal line between the minimize and close the window buttons.

How to activate full screen mode in Firefox on Windows 10

How to activate Mozilla's full screen mode in Windows 10

Step 1: Press F11 or go to the options menu that is above the three horizontally stacked lines in the upper right corner of the browser.

Step 2: To the right of the Size option you will see a diagonal line, click on it to activate full screen mode.

How to get out of full screen mode in Firefox on Windows 10

Step 1: Press F11 or with the mouse cursor go to the browser toolbar and click on the options menu again.

Step 2: To the right of the Size option, press the diagonal line again to exit full screen mode in Firefox on Windows 10.

Remember that full screen mode is especially useful for viewing a web page in all its glory and also a useful tool for web designers to review their design without the browser toolbar.

Also, the full screen mode could make you feel a little less pressure when working by hiding, even momentarily, all those tabs that are part of your work day and that, in some way, symbolize everything you have to do or everything that which you have procrastinated.

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