Launching Power Apps in Full Screen 4 Simple Steps

Power Apps Launch

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to launch Power Apps so that it appear in Full Screen? Just your app, with nothing else around it. It’s super simple and here’s how you do it.

Here is our starting point for our app. It doesn’t look great at all does it? We can see the Power Apps logo in purple, in addition to the browser tabs, bookmarks and so on. We’re going to change all that to make the Power App launch in Full Screen.


Let’s make our Power App go Full Screen

First go and get your app URL from your navigation bar It’s the one that goes

Remove everything after the question mark and then add ?


Then launch the app using this url. It will now look a bit like this.
Launch Power Apps Full Screen

Removing the Browser Toolbars

It’s probably not yet full screen, so hit f11 to go full screen.

Reloading the App

Still not perfect, so hit f5 to refresh and the app will resize itself as best it can and BOOM – you have it in full screen.


If you’d like to learn more about Power Apps you can do so at hope to see you there some time.


  • This isn’t working for me, also Win+Shift+Enter from the desktop app which used to work is not working to go full screen

    • Hi Ian, you should be ok to just add &hidenavbar=true to the end of the url and you’ll be fine. I just tried it out. It’s a long time since I used the desktop app, so perhaps this is a browser only feature?

  • Great post! I found the instructions on launching Power Apps in full screen very clear and easy to follow. The four simple steps outlined in this article are helpful for anyone looking to utilize the full screen functionality in Power Apps. I appreciate the step-by-step approach and the detailed explanation on each step. Thank you for sharing this valuable information!

  • Niiiiice one! For quite a while I was curious how to turn on totally full mode of an app.
    Thank you!
    It’s a pity, though, that I cannot provide a deep-linked full screen to user directly.
    &hidenavbar=true – is still like 80%, not 100%.

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