How to Enable Full Screen Apps on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

For past few years, the quality of displays has been the focus of smartphone manufacturer. Due to the rivalry and hunger to lead the smartphone market, the manufacturers have come with amazing displays. Samsung has recently released Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus smartphones with Infinity Displays. Due to this new display size, the aspect ratio has changed to 18:5:9. Since the normal aspect ratio, 16:9 is widely used on the smartphones, Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus users might experience the black border on some applications. That’s basically the left out section due to change in aspect ratio. If you are facing the similar issue, here we will help you enable full screen apps on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.

It will take a while for developers to update the aspect ratio of their applications but don’t fret, Samsung has a better option. The latest flagships, Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus come with an option to set the full screen for the individual app. Once you will enable the full screens apps on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus the black bars at the bottom and top of the screen will disappear.

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Now that we discussed the cause, let’s get to the solution. Here are the instructions to help you enable full screen apps on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.

Enable Full Screen Apps on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

  1. Navigate to App drawer and open Settings.
  2. Under Settings look for Display and tap on it.Full Screen Apps on Galaxy S8
  3. Now here tap on Full Screen Apps.
  4. Under full screen apps, you will notice some applications are not highlighted.
  5. Tap on the gray buttons adjacent to the apps. This will turn the toggle blue indicating the full screen for this app has been turned on.Full Screen Apps on Galaxy S8

That’s it. If you are having trouble enabling full screen apps on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, let us know in the comments.

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