Set Up Dual Monitors on Windows 10 Devices

Windows Devices

1. Connect second display to a power source.

2. Connect second display to an available port on your PC using an HDMI, VGA or DVI cable and verify that cables are connected properly. Compatibality depends on your device hardware specifications. For newer Microsoft Surface laptops without an HDMI port, please use either a USB-C to HDMIUSB to HDMI, or a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter to connect. 

3. Right click anywhere on your desktop and select Display settings. Your second monitor should automatically be detected by your PC. Select Detect if you do not see the monitor. 

4. Scroll down to Multiple Displays, then select an option to determine how your desktop will be dispayed across both monitors. Select Extend desktop for largest work area. 

5. Select Keep Changes.

6. Scroll up to Resolution and select an option. Using the recommended resolution settings is suggested.

7. Select Keep changes.

8. To rearrange displays, scroll up to Rearrange your display and drag and drop each display according to their physical layout on your desktop. If you're not sure which monitor you're selecting, click the Identify button to see which display is selected.

9. Click Apply button.

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