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The latest Pixel Fold update lets you make any app use the full inner screen.

Google’s new December Pixel software update includes the “experimental” ability to force any app into fullscreen mode on the Pixel Fold or Pixel Tablet — even those that wouldn’t usually support it.

How about that, Instagram? Does this look completely silly? Well, sure. But it works. It’s a fullscreen Instagram app for a tablet. Victory is mine.

I’m certain there are better examples of where this might be useful.


A photo of Instagram running fullscreen on the Pixel Fold.
Instagram doesn’t natively support the Pixel Fold, but now you can force it to.
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge