Open Apps in Full Screen in Windows 10

Windows Store Apps (Universal Windows Apps) can now be opened in sizeable Windows on your desktop like you could with desktop application, such as word and so on. But some Apps you rather have in full-screen like Netflix and so on.

 

Opening an App in Full Screen:

1. Open the App you like to run in Full Screen.

2. Now in the left corner click on the three dots ()

3. Now click on Full Screen.

Windows 10: Run App in Fullscreen
Windows 10: Run App in Fullscreen

 

Exiting Full Screen

Method 1:

1. Move your mouse to the top of your screen, a black bar will appear with the app name.

2. On the right side click the box like icon.

Windows 10: Minimize Application
Windows 10: Minimize Application

 

Method 2:

1. Move your mouse to the top of your screen, a black bar will appear with the app name.

2. Now in the left corner click on the three dots ()

3. Now click on Exit Full Screen.

Windows 10: Exit Full Screen
Windows 10: Exit Full Screen

 

Method 3:

1. Click the Windows button on your keyboard

The App will automatically exit Full Screen Mode.

Yuri Pustjens
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