How to display Universal Apps & Edge in full-screen mode in Windows 10

You can now open the Universal Apps in a re-sizable window on your Windows 10 PC just like any other app. In this post, we will learn about how to how to display Universal Windows Store Apps in full-screen mode in Windows 10. Basically, you can now enter or exit the full-screen mode easily just in a single click

Display Universal Apps & Edge in full-screen mode

Click on Start Button on your Taskbar and open any of the Universal App.

display Universal Apps in full-screen mode in Windows 10

Press the middle maximize button and the app will expand to fill up the screen.

Now press Win+Shift+Enter keys and the app will go full-screen as follows. There is also a search box now available for you.

Display Universal Apps in full-screen mode

Now move your mouse pointer to the top border of the app so as to see the title bar, click on the Exit full-screen button shown at the top right corner. Clicking on the exit icon will take your app back to the windowed size

You can click on the Restore icon to move down your app window to the smaller size.

Gone are the times when you actually had to close a game using Alt+F4 keys once you enter the full-screen mode. You can now easily enter the full-screen mode in any of your favorite game and can exit to the windowed view simply in a few clicks.

  • Playing a game in full-screen mode doubles the fun and now you can get this ultimate experience on your Windows 10 PC too.
  • Open any game from your Windows 10 Universal Apps and go to the top border. Click on the Full-Screen button and get the full-screen view.

Please note that these icons are seen only on a few of the apps which basically include the Windows 10 PC games like Microsoft Solitaire, Wordament and more. You can also display Microsoft Edge browser in full-screen mode using this procedure.

Remember that when you open a Universal app in a full-screen mode, it won’t remain that way. It might or might not be that way next time you open it.

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