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Tech Tips: How to Change Monitor Resolution

Want to know how to change your monitor resolution. Whether it’s Mac or Windows, we’ve got you covered.


2 minutes

Jun 21, 2021

Want to know how to change your monitor resolution. This quick Tech Tips video will show you how.



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If you prefer written out steps, no problem! Scroll down to find them below.

How to change monitor resolution:

Resolution and Layout (Windows):

Step 1: Click the Windows icon in your taskbar.

Step 2: Click “Settings”.

Step 3: In the new window, select “System”.

Step 4: Scroll down to “Scale and layout”.

Step 5: Adjust settings within the dropdowns as desired.

Resolution and layout (Mac):

Step 1:  Click on the Apple icon in the upper left corner.

Step 2: Select “System Preferences”.

Step 3: In the new window, select “Displays”.

Step 4: Adjust settings within the tabs as desired.

About Tech Tips

Find the answers to some of the most commonly asked computer questions and full troubleshooting demonstrations in this web series featuring some of Impact’s technology specialists. These experts work on both Windows and Apple devices to ensure all users will be able to resolve their issues in no time.

Find these videos on social media with the hashtag #TechTipTuesday.

This video features RM Danley, Service Desk Supervisor.


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