Article ID : 00072029 / Last Modified : 03/29/2019Print

How to change the display resolution.

    Follow these steps to change the display resolution.

    IMPORTANT: Adjusting the display resolution settings may make some windows, menus or screens too large to fit completely on the desktop.

    1. Press the Windows Logo + X key combination on the keyboard and, from the list, click Control Panel.Image

      NOTE: Because the Control Panel is a traditional Windows Desktop application, if you were not already there, the interface will change to the Desktop and the Control Panel window will open.

    2. In the Control Panel window, click Appearance and Personalization.
    3. In the Appearance and Personalization window, click Display.
    4. In the Display window, click Change display settings.Image
    5. In the Screen Resolution window, next to Resolution, choose the desired screen resolution setting and then click the Apply button. Image
    6. At the Do you want to keep these display settings prompt, if the display is to your liking, click the Keep changes button, and if it is not click the Revert button.Image


      • If you have selected a resolution setting that is not supported by the display, the settings will automatically revert to the original settings after 15 seconds.
      • The resolution setting that is designated as (Recommended) will be the highest resolution at which the display can successfully be set.
      • It may take several seconds for the display to reset to the newly selected screen resolution, during which time the screen will appear completely black.