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How to remove Metro IE "open tab" toolbar !?

    Question

  • After couple of updates the metro IE appearance has changed ! there is an "open tab" toolbar added, which prevent me to use this metro app in full screen mode ! I want to know how may I remove this toolbar !

    before the update there were nothing like the below picture (Ask a question) which allowed me use it in full screen mode ! 


    • Edited by aringan Monday, May 05, 2014 12:14 AM
    Sunday, May 04, 2014 11:49 PM

Answers

  • Hi,

    Please try following steps to turn off "Always show Address Bar and Tabs".

    Turn off "Always Show Address Bar and Tabs" in Modern IE11

    1. Open the modern Internet Explorer 11 from your Start screen.

    2. While in modern IE11, open the Charms bar, and click/tap on Settings.

    3. In Settings, click/tap on Options.

    4. In the Options flyout under Appearance, move the Always show the address bar and tabs slider to the left to turn it off.

    5. When finished, you can click/tap on an empty area in IE11 to close the Options fly out.


    Kate Li
    TechNet Community Support

    • Marked as answer by aringan Monday, May 05, 2014 5:43 PM
    Monday, May 05, 2014 9:48 AM

All replies

  • Hi,

    Please try following steps to turn off "Always show Address Bar and Tabs".

    Turn off "Always Show Address Bar and Tabs" in Modern IE11

    1. Open the modern Internet Explorer 11 from your Start screen.

    2. While in modern IE11, open the Charms bar, and click/tap on Settings.

    3. In Settings, click/tap on Options.

    4. In the Options flyout under Appearance, move the Always show the address bar and tabs slider to the left to turn it off.

    5. When finished, you can click/tap on an empty area in IE11 to close the Options fly out.


    Kate Li
    TechNet Community Support

    • Marked as answer by aringan Monday, May 05, 2014 5:43 PM
    Monday, May 05, 2014 9:48 AM
  • Thank you so much ! it happened after an update and I was so upset that I didn't pay enough attention to the options ! more interestingly Microsoft Support told me IT IS NOT POSSIBLE and I have to do the restore point or uninstall that update !

    Thank you very much !

    Monday, May 05, 2014 5:45 PM