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HTML | DOM exitFullscreen() Method

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  • Last Updated : 10 Aug, 2022

The exitFullscreen() method requests the element which is currently in a full-screen mode to be taken out of full-screen mode. If element is not in full-screen mode, then nothing gets changed. The reverse of this method is requestFullscreen()



Parameters: No parameters required. 

Return Value: No return value. 



<!DOCTYPE html>
      HTML | DOM exitFullscreen() Method
    <!--script for close and open fullscreen-->
        var elem = document.documentElement;
        function closeFullscreen() {
            if (document.exitFullscreen)
        function openFullscreen() {
            if (elem.requestFullscreen)
    <h2>Welcome to GeeksforGeeks</h2>
      Click on the "Open Fullscreen" button to open this page in"
      + "fullscreen mode. Close it by either clicking the "Esc" key"
      +" on your keyboard, or with the "Close Fullscreen" button.
    <button onclick="openFullscreen();">
      Open Fullscreen
    <button onclick="closeFullscreen();">
      Close Fullscreen


Open Fullscreen:

Exit Fullscreen:


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM exitFullscreen() Method are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 71 and above
  • Edge 79 and above
  • Internet Explorer 11 and above
  • Firefox 64 and above
  • Opera 58 and above
  • Safari 5.1 and above

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