How to Activate Full-Screen Mode in Google Chrome 2022


What to Know

On a Mac, select the green circle in the upper-left corner of Chrome, or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Command+F.On Windows, press F11, or select the three dots in the upper-right corner and click the square icon in the Zoom section.To make text larger in Chrome, hold down the Ctrl or Command key and press plus (+) or minus (-) on the keyboard to zoom in and out.

This article explains how to use full-screen mode on Chrome for Windows and macOS.

Enable and Disable Chrome Full-Screen Mode in macOS

For Chrome on macOS, in the upper-left corner of Chrome, select the green circle to go to full-screen mode, and select it again to return to the full-size screen.

There are two other options to activate full-screen mode:

From the menu bar, select View > Enter Full Screen.Use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Command+F.

To exit full-screen mode, repeat this process.

Enable and Disable Full-Screen Mode in Chrome for Windows

The quickest way to get Chrome in full-screen mode in Windows is to press F11 on the keyboard. The other way is through the Chrome menu:

In the upper-right corner of Chrome, select the menu (three-dot) icon.

In the Zoom section, select the square icon on the right.

To return to the standard view, press F11 or hover near the top of the screen and select the X button that appears.

About Chrome Full-Screen Mode

Google Chrome full-screen mode hides distractions on your desktop, including the bookmarks bar, menu buttons, open tabs, and the operating system clock and taskbar. When you use full-screen mode, Chrome occupies all the space on the screen.

How to Zoom In on Pages in Chrome

Full-screen mode displays more of the page, but it doesn't make the text larger. To make text larger, use the Zoom setting.

In the upper-right corner of Chrome, select the menu (three-dot) icon.

Go to Zoom and select + to enlarge the page contents or select - to reduce the size.

Alternatively, use keyboard shortcuts to modify the size of the page contents. Hold down the Ctrl key (or the Command key on a Mac) and press the plus or minus keys on the keyboard to zoom in and out, respectively.