How to Activate Full-Screen Mode in IE9

It can be toggled on and off with a few easy steps

Internet Explorer 9 lets you view web pages in full-screen mode, hiding all elements other than the main browser window. This includes tabs and toolbars, among other items. It's a very simple setting.

Information in this article applies to the Internet Explorer 9 Web browser on Windows operating systems. Still, one of these techniques will work with any browser, including Microsoft Edge, Chrome, and Safari.

In the IE9 browser, select the gear icon in the upper-right corner of the browser window. When the drop-down menu appears, select File > Full Screen.

Internet Explorer 9 full screen

Alternatively, press F11 to toggle between full and normal screen displays. This technique also works with Internet Explorer 11, as well as most web browsers.

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