Run Windows Store Apps in Full Screen in Windows 10 [How to]

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Microsoft is changing the way Windows 10 operates with modern apps. These apps are running inside a window on the desktop and they are windowed like traditional applications, by default. Do you want to run the modern apps full screen in Windows 10? This a simple task to do. Everybody can perform this setup in a minute.
modern apps
Running the modern apps in a window on the desktop, you can minimize or maximize these apps. You can close the app using the X button in the top right and you can use the charms features to run the modern apps in full screen. Follow the quick guide described below and you will manage to run these apps full screen.

Tutorial on how to run Modern apps full screen in Windows 10

Running in full screen mode is a simple task to do. You need to follow the steps described below:

  1. Open some modern app, at your choice;
  2. Move your mouse pointer in the top-right side of the window on the title bar;
  3. You need to find a special button described by three little dots;
  4. Left click on the “three dots” button;
  5. An “App Commands” menu will appear. Here, you can find the commands that used to be present as Charms;
  6. Drag your mouse pointer on the “Full Screen” feature and left click on it;
  7. You can observe that your app will go full screen;

If you are running in full screen mode and if you want to exit this mode follow the steps below:

  1. Move your mouse pointer to the top edge of the screen;
  2. You can observe that the title bar will popup;
  3. Left click on the “three dots” button;
  4. Drag your mouse pointer on the “Exit Full Screen” feature and left click on it.

That is it. It is quite simple and quick method to run the modern apps full screen in Windows 10. Don’t hesitate to write us in the comment section found below if you have other questions regarding modern apps in Windows 10.

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