Apr 12, 2024

How To Extend A Screen With An External Monitor On Windows


This quick step guide will show you how to extend an external monitor screen on a Windows machine.

  • Access Display Settings, then right-click on the Windows desktop and select “Display settings” from the context menu.

  • In the Display Settings, locate the “Multiple displays” section. Click the dropdown menu and select “Extend these displays.”

  • You can further adjust display settings, such as screen resolution and orientation, in the same Display Settings window.
  • Click the “Apply” or “OK” button to save your settings. Your desktop should now extend to the external monitor
  • You can now drag windows between your laptop’s screen and the external monitor. Your mouse cursor can move seamlessly from one screen to the other.
  • You can drag and arrange the displays to match their physical setup in the Display Settings window if they are not aligned correctly.


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