How to put Windows UWP apps in full screen

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One of the main complaints of Windows 10 users is the inability to position the Microsoft Edge browser at screen entire.

This action is extra for many of the users, given the great ability of the search engine to be able to carry out this task correctly and highly optimized, while the search becomes a real torture impossible to manage.

However, something not everyone knows is the fact that Microsoft Edge has a mode where you can put this screen in full mode on your computer. All thanks to the updates that have its latest version.

It was used Windows 10, has some basic tips, tricks and shortcuts that will be very useful depending on how you use it, such as not knowing how to reinstall this browser on your PC or maybe because you need to disable the automatic start of it. However, not everyone knows about them and we will not dedicate it in this post.

How to use full screen shortcuts

One of the main shortcuts you should know is: Shift + Win + Enter, which works exclusively within applications UWP ; You can try this shortcut especially with some specific web pages within Microsoft Edge, such as Netflix and Youtube, with which you can perform any function on these websites in a normal and convenient way.

If you want to exit full screen mode, it is important to press the same shortcut again, which will automatically cancel the initial option and the screen will return to normal.

Another option you can do is to move the mouse just to the top right of the screen, then you have to wait a couple of seconds and you will see how the title bar will appear and with that you will be able to see the exit button from said full screen, with which you just have to click on it and everything will be ready again.

You may notice that when the application is full, it continues to respond to all swipe gestures carried out.

Based on this, both forms of gestures while scrolling can be seen smoothly and normally, both in the application and within the system.

Within Edge, for example, you will have the possibility to scroll to the left to access the following pages or even those preceding the bar of the chronology.

Full screen in Windows 10 for UWP

If you use the a screen full screen within Windows 10 with UWP applications, you will notice that the display is better than when using the application's built-in full screen.

Likewise, the full screen that offers us the ease of accessing the taskbar, every time you move the mouse, right towards the bottom of the screen.

However, you have to remember that desktop apps like Chrome have their own full screen mode which is built in, however, it doesn't let you access the taskbar.

And while this sounds like a great idea for everyday use, the full screen mode has a few disadvantages, as the failure with some UWP applications, likewise, there is a risk that you may not have more than one application within your full screen session, you will not even be able to slide between them.

Once you have entered the full screen of any UWP application within Windows 10, it will not be integrated with a warning inside the screen that warns us of everything that happens with the system

Likewise, full screen mode cannot be left by pressing the ESC key, which is an old feature that has been adapted to various operating systems.

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