How to Allow or Block Users from Using Full-Screen Mode in Edge on Windows 11 or 10?

This risewindows article will guide you to allow or disallow users from using full-screen mode in the Microsoft Edge browser by the Group Policy or Registry Editor. also, you can permit or stop users from using that mode in Microsoft Edge.

How to Allow or Block Users from using Full-Screen Mode in Edge on Windows 11 or 10 using Registry Editor?

Do these steps to turn on or off users from using full-screen mode in Edge on Windows 11 or 10 by tweaking the Registry:-

Step 1Open Registry Editor.

Step 2. Browse to the following key in the left sidebar of the Registry Editor window:-

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft

Quick Note: If you need to apply this policy for the current user account only, then the path will be the following:-

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft

Step 3. Right-click on the Microsoft folder to tap on New > Key.

Step 4. Name the new key Edge.

Step 5. Right-click on the Edge folder to choose New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Step 6. Name the new REG_DWORD as FullscreenAllowed.

Step 7. Double-click on the FullscreenAllowed REG_DWORD to set its “Value data” to the following:-

  • 0: stop opening Edge in full-screen mode.
  • 1: Allow opening Edge in full-screen mode.

Step 8. Hit OK.

Step 9. Reboot your PC to apply the changes.

How to prevent users from using Full-Screen Mode in Edge on Windows 11 or 10 through Group Policy Editor?

Do these steps to allow or prevent users from using full-screen mode in Edge on Windows 11 or 10 using Group Policy:-

Step 1Open Local Group Policy Editor.

Step 2. Browse to the following path in the left sidebar of the Local Group Policy Editor window:-

Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Microsoft Edge

Step 3. Double-click on the policy name Allows full-screen mode on the opposite side of the “Microsoft Edge” folder.

Step 4. Choose Disabled.

Step 5. Pick Apply.

Step 6. Hit OK.

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.

Repeat the above steps to allow Edge to open in full-screen mode, and in step 4, pick the Enabled or Not Configured option.

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