Currently, embedded YouTube videos don't allow you to fullscreen them. Clicking the button shows the frustrating message Fullscreen is unavailable.

An example answer with an embedded video (embedding isn't enabled on on this site):


It looks like this is really easy to fix, see for example https://www.allowfullscreen.com/youtube. Could this be enabled?

  • This probably works differently for different browsers. On FF Android I have no button, but the title appears; clicking on that takes me to YT where I have all controls enabled. – Rob Jan 12 at 17:25

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