full-screen app on laptop

Microsoft Edge full-screen mode

(How-to guide)

EDIT (October 18, 2017): Since the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, you can now press the default F11 to access the Microsoft Edge full-screen mode.

A lot of regular Edge users and Windows Insiders have been requesting a full-screen mode for the Edge browser since it was first introduced. Unlike other browsers (and non-UWP apps) pressing F11 doesn’t activate a full-screen mode in Edge. Microsoft has been aware of this request for a long time.

*However, with no official word from Microsoft, it has come to light on Reddit that there is a full-screen mode in Edge and other UWP apps. Just press Windows key + Shift + Enter.

Screenshot of Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge full-screen mode Keyboard Shortcut

F11 – Full Screen
F11 - Edge full-screen modeF11 - Full Screen mode

Microsoft UWP app full-screen mode Keyboard Shortcut

Windows + Shift + Enter – Full Screen
Windows key (Windows 8) - Keyboard Shortcuts for WindowsplusShift keyplusEnterWindows + Shift + Enter - Full Screen mode

*Thanks to onmsft.com for the heads up!

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