Windows 8: How to switch Internet Explorer view from Metro UI to Classic UI to access Controls toolbar?
The new Metro User Interface is best explored on touch-enabled devices. If the Windows 8 OS installed on your PC isn’t a touch-enabled machine, you may find the Metro UI of the Internet Explorer browser cumbersome and tiring. So, if you are looking for ways to switch from the Metro UI to the classic UI, here are the simple steps that you can follow. Using the classic UI you can also gain access to the Controls toolbar available in the Internet Explorer browser on your Windows 8-based PC.
The easy step solution to the above issue is as:
- Open ‘Internet Explorer’.
- Right click on the webpage to get additional options.
- Click on the ‘Wrench’ button at the bottom menu bar and select ‘View on the desktop’ option.
- It will switch the view of Internet Explorer webpage from Metro User Interface to Classic User Interface.Â
Simple, wasn’t it? Now, you can easily switch between the two User Interfaces and best explore the browser as per your choice and preference.
For a quick recall of the above-mentioned steps, here is a short solution video that you can check out…