How to Enter Full Screen on Chrome for Android version 39


Be it Windows or  Android , Google chrome is one of the most preferred web browsers on both the operating systems. Google Chrome is one of the fastest web browsers and the fact that it is being backed by google, makes it more secure and reliable.

Unfortunately, once in a while, some of chrome’s new versions come with bugs and something similar happened with the latest Chrome for Android version 39.0.2171.59. On this version of Chrome for android, the browsers opens in a small windows by default, rather than opening in full screen. Adding to this the browser displays display is dark, which makes it difficult to read.

This problem has caused a lot of frustration among Chrome users and they have taken it to the comment section of the app in the Google play store to express their frustration. As of now, Google has yet to release a new update to fix this bug. However there is a simple workaround that will enable you to use chrome in full screen on your android device.

Here’s what you need to do in order to open chrome in full screen on your android device.

How to Enter Full Screen on Chrome for Android version 39

  • Step 1: Open Google Chrome on your Android device.


  • Step 2: Tap on the home button to return to your Android device home screen.
  • Step 3: Next go to recent apps by holding the home key and tap on Chrome.


  • Step 4: There you go, you can now access Chrome in full screen on your Android device.


Alternatively, if you want a permanent fix, then you can uninstall the latest version of chrome and install an older version of Chrome, i.e Chrome 38.0.2125.102. You can download it from the link provided below, rest assured this issued should be resolved in the next update for Chrome for Android.

Download: Google Chrome for Android 38.0.2125.102



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