Exit / Escape Full Screen Firefox?

October 12th, 2010

How can I escape / exit full screen in Firefox?

My cat accidentally jumped on my keyboard and at that point Firefox browser was open. I have no idea which keys it stepped on, but my Firefox changed mode to full screen.

However, I managed to come out of the full screen mode of Firefox.

To exit full screen mode of Firefox, please press the “F11″ (Function 11) key.

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  1. another use for F11
    February 5th, 2011 at 05:14 | #1

    HELP! on my compute F11 is the mute key, ctrl+F11 and shift+F11 dont work either; wat do i do?

  2. another use for F11
    February 5th, 2011 at 07:45 | #2

    @another use for F11
    never mind i got it :))

  3. lol
    June 9th, 2011 at 20:07 | #3

    @another use for f11 bro use the a avvesibilty keyboard called ON SCREEN EKEYBOARD yeah im druk so waht

  4. June 24th, 2011 at 10:26 | #4

    help me! my little sister press something and the facebook become into big letters

  5. Alice
    July 4th, 2011 at 16:52 | #5

    to escape you just press the little icon the makes screens big or small – it’s the one in the top right between the ‘-‘ and the ‘x’ -I panicked and found it by chance!

  6. William
    July 16th, 2011 at 09:08 | #6


    THANK YOU. This was very disorienting, especially since Steve Jobs already assigned other useless functions to the F11 key.

  7. Cookies
    October 26th, 2011 at 17:21 | #7

    Thank you. How do we resize the screen? Like in Chrome, there’s a zoom button. :/

  8. bob
    December 4th, 2011 at 23:46 | #8

    just move to your mouse to the upper right corner then click minimize then it will not be in full screen. Also I cant press my F11 either because its the mute All my fuctions are blocked on my Hp mini Help!

  9. kitkat
    January 4th, 2012 at 03:27 | #9

    thx! i finally got out of full screen!!!!!!!11111

  10. Che
    February 10th, 2012 at 10:46 | #10

    @another use for F11
    how did you do it ? cause mine is the mute button as well

  11. Jenna
    May 21st, 2012 at 18:16 | #11

    It wont work for me!

  12. thanks
    May 26th, 2012 at 13:50 | #12

    thanks it worked-da f11 thing.thank u.if urs is the mute button den………………………………………………………………………………………bad luck!

  13. asfasfas
    January 12th, 2013 at 20:12 | #13

    IF your function keys have other uses, hold the function button then hit F11. Funtion is the fn button located between ctrl and your windows key.

  14. Christine
    March 30th, 2013 at 02:05 | #14

    to exit full screen, open a tab page. Right click on google, and select “open as regular tab.” This should stop the tab from opening in full screen every time.

  15. Christine
    March 30th, 2013 at 02:07 | #15

    There are several icons on the tab page, select the google icon is what I meant to say. You can also right click and remove icons on this tab page.

  16. i_tanova
    June 20th, 2013 at 15:34 | #16

    will be great if they put confimation and explanation how to return in normal mode every time you change it.

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