If you share your Windows11 or 10 PC with multiple users and want to allow or disallow users from using full-screen mode in the Microsoft Edge browser, this gearupwindows article will guide you. Using the Group Policy or Registry Editor, you can permit or stop users from using full-screen mode in Microsoft Edge. By tweaking the registry or applying a policy, you can allow or disallow Microsoft Edge from opening the window in full-screen mode.
How to Allow or Block Users from using Full-Screen Mode in Edge on Windows 11 or 10 using Registry Editor?
To allow or disallow users from using full-screen mode in Edge browser on Windows 11 or 10 by tweaking the Registry, use these steps:-
Step 1. Open Registry Editor.
Step 2. Then, browse or navigate to the following key in the left sidebar of the Registry Editor window:-
Quick Note: If you want to apply this policy for the current user account only, then the path will be the following:-
Step 3. Then, right-click on the
Step 4. Name the newly created key as
Step 5. Now, right-click on the
Step 6. Name the newly created REG_DWORD as
Step 7. Double-click on the
- 0: Block opening Edge in full-screen mode.
- 1: Allow opening Edge in full-screen mode.
Step 8. Click
Step 9. Finally, reboot your PC to apply the changes.
How to Permit or Stop Users from using Full-Screen Mode in Edge on Windows 11 or 10 through Group Policy Editor?
To allow or prevent users from using full-screen mode in Edge on Windows 11 or 10 using Group Policy, do these steps:-
Step 1. Open Local Group Policy Editor.
Step 2. Then, navigate or browse to the following path in the left sidebar of the Local Group Policy Editor window:-
Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Microsoft Edge
Step 3. On the opposite side of the “Microsoft Edge” folder, double-click on the policy name
Step 4. Select
Step 5. Click
Step 6. Click
Step 7. Reboot your PC to apply the changes.
Once you complete the above steps, the Edge browser will stop opening in full-screen mode.
If you want to allow Edge to open in full-screen mode, repeat the above steps, and in step 4, choose