Use Full-Screen Mode on Mac

Use Full-Screen Mode on Mac: Full-screen mode on Mac is the easiest and simple way to have an app you’re using to cover the entire screen. This is the best thing like design and image work, distraction-free writing, immersive gaming or movie watching.

If you just purchase your very first Mac, then we want to help you make the most of your experience. Here’s how to use full-screen mode on your Mac.

Enter Full-Screen Mode

It’s really easy and simple to put an app or other windows into full-screen mode. You can also use whatever of these three choices is most comfortable for you.

  • Tap the green button on the top left of the window.
  • Tap and hold the green button and choose Enter Full Screen.
  • Use the keyboard shortcut Control + Command + F.

Access other items in full-screen mode

Since the window in the full-screen mode covers everything else, including your menu bar and Dock. Here are a few tips and tricks for accessing other items like those while in full-screen mode.

To access the menu bar or Dock using an app in full-screen mode, just hover your mouse to their location. The menu bar is at the top and the Dock is normally on the bottom unless you’ve moved it to the left or right side.

While accessing other windows, apps, or your desktop, just swipe left or right using your trackpad. Alternatively, you can open Mission Control easily by swiping up on your trackpad with three fingers. Also, you can check out other ways to access Mission Control in our guide on the feature.

Exit full-screen mode

Exiting full-screen mode is as simple and easy as entering it. Use the green button you can see when you put your cursor on the top left of the open window. You can also use the keyboard shortcut Control + Command + F.


Full-screen mode on Mac can be really convenient in many situations. Whether for work or enjoyment, you can enter and exit full-screen mode with a simple tap.

For further queries and questions let us know in the comment section below!

Also Read: Lock the Dock on Mac to Stop Unwanted Changes

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