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Enable Full Screen in the Google Chrome browser

Want to view the browser window in full screen in Google Chrome? Learn how to enable full-screen mode on your computer.

You can switch to the full-screen mode to hide Chrome’s taskbar, notifications, or even bookmarks and gain extra display space. You can enter in full screen from the menu option or use the Chrome keyboard shortcuts.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to enable Google Chrome in Full Screen mode.

Enable Chrome app in Full Screen on Windows PC

As mentioned, the Chrome app displays the title and address bars when used in normal mode. To hide these elements, we can enable the full-screen mode to have an extra display viewport. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome on Windows.
  2. Click on More vertical 3-dots icon for the menu option.
  3. Go to the Zoom menu section and click the Square icon.
    Google Chrome Full Screen Option on ComputerThe web page will be viewed in full-screen mode now.

Google Chrome Full Screen Mode Activated

If you want an easy method, press the F11 short key in Windows.

Enable the Full Screen in Chrome app on macOS

The steps to enable full screen on Mac are almost the same as those on Windows. Follow these steps:

  1. Launch Google Chrome on macOS.
  2. Click on More vertical 3-dots icon for the menu option.
  3. Go to the Zoom menu section and click the Square icon.
    Full Screen option menu on Chrome MacOS computerThe browser will switch to full screen.

You can quickly exit the full-screen mode using the keyboard shortcut Control + + F.

Alternatively, you can instantly click on the Expand command to enable the full-screen mode.

Full Screen button on Chrome App in Macbook

Bottom Line

When using it on a computer, we can easily enable the full-screen mode or exit in the Chrome app. There are multiple ways that we can start full-screen browsing.

We can memorize the Chrome short key to enable/disable the full-screen option.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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