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How to Enter macOS Full Screen Mode on VirtualBox

How to Enter macOS Full Screen Mode on VirtualBox

After macOS Sierra, all the other versions of macOS till now gone very successful operating systems for Mac and MacBooks. Like in the history of all operating systems for the first time Apple brought the Dark Mode in macOS Mojave 10.14. And they brought the features like SideCar and Auto Mode in macOS Catalina 10.15. Finally, a few days ago Apple released macOS Big Sur 11 at the recent WWDC “Worldwide Developer Conference” 2020 for there users. Which includes many unbelievable features, includes Refined user interface, Messages, Biggest update for Safari browser, New Map design, New App announced in Mac Catalyst.

So, using macOS High Sierra, macOS Mojave 10.14, macOS Catalina 10.15, and macOS 11 Big Sur complete features on VirtualBox on Windows PC. The first feature of the macOS version on VirtualBox is using the full-screen mode.

The macOS Big Sur is one of the biggest operating system that introduced in WWDC 2020. Alongside, if you are a Windows user you can install it on VirtualBox on Windows PC. Virtualization is the best open source to test the macOS operating system on Windows PC. And VirtualBox makes the users experience complete to enter full-screen mode. On the other hand, while using macOS with full-screen mode on VirtualBox, you will feel that using macOS on the actual PC.

Enter macOS Full Screen Mode on VirtualBox

Before going to perform this process on VirtualBox you need to install VirtualBox on Windows, then install any macOS operating system on that.

Once the macOS successfully installed in order to enable the full-screen on VirtualBox, completely close the VirtualBox.

Close VirtualBox
Close VirtualBox

The next thing you need to download a small piece of commands, for the full-screen mode of macOS on VirtualBox. Or copy the commands from below down and paste into notepad.

cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\Virtualbox"
VBoxManage setextradata “Your Virtual Machine Name” VBoxInternal2/EfiGraphicsResolution X

Where X can be one of 1280x720, 1920x1080, 2048x1080, 2560x1440, 3840x2160, 1280x800, 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1600x900

VirtualBox Not support: 1366x768 (you can use 1280x720 with "Scaled Mode"). Thank!

Now edit the “Your Virtual Machine Name” commands name with the name of macOS created Virtual Machine. Like if you are using “macOS Big Sur” replace its name with the name of the command. At the end of command, there is “X” replace that with the screen resolution of your computer screen. For example, if your computer screen is 1920×1080, then replace that with letter “X”.

Edit the name
Edit the name

Navigate to your Windows start menu then find the cmd “Command Prompt”, or simply type cmd in the start menu. Once it appeared right-click on cmd and “Run as Administrator”.

Run As Administrator
Run As Administrator

While the command prompt opened, copy the resolution commands and paste into cmd then press enter.

Apply commands
Apply commands

When the commands applied over ahead to VirtualBox, then select the created macOS Virtual Machine and click on the “Start” button.

Start
Start

To enter macOS full-screen mode on VirtualBox, click on the top on the “View” tab, then from the list below down select “Full-screen mode” or “Scaled Mode”, or simply use the “Host+F” for full-screen mode and “Host+C” for Scaled mode. Also, you can change the macOS full-screen mode at any time on VirtualBox that you want.

Enter full-screen mode
Enter full-screen mode

Now macOS successfully done, and you can use it with the full-screen mode on VirtualBox on Windows PC.

1920x1080
1920×1080

macOS operating systems have gone a very important operating system for Windows users. The users are much interested that even they are using several platforms in order to check out its features. Alongside, VirtualBox is a very advanced open-source for Windows users to test any kind of operating system. But using all the operating systems on Virtual Machine with full-screen can complete your full experience.

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LCEA July 1, 2020 at 12:32 am

To get 1366×768 to work enter this command:

VBoxManage setextradata “Your Virtual Machine Name” CustomVideoMode1 1366x768x32
VBoxManage setextradata “Your Virtual Machine Name” “VBoxInternal2/EfiGraphicsResolution” “1366×768”

Kindly thank me later.

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johny July 1, 2020 at 6:52 am

Hi LCEA thanks, and the macOS Catalina commands is working perfectly with macOS Big Sur screen resolution on VirtualBox.

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