By default, Windows 10 will automatically choose the best display settings for your monitor on your PC but what if those settings are not correct, and you are having difficulty seeing what is on your screen? Then let us take a look at how to change screen resolution in Windows 10 and eliminate that stress and frustration today!
How Screen Resolution Works?
Screen resolution works by measuring how many individual pixels, both vertically and horizontally on your computer monitor or TV to determine the amount of information that will be displayed on your screen. At a lower screen resolution like 640 x 480, fewer items will fit on the screen, but they will be bigger in size. At a higher resolution of say 1600 x 900, more items will fit on the screen, both text and images will appear clearer and crisper, but they will appear smaller on the screen.
However, for those that wish to customize their screen resolution to find the most comfortable resolution that works for you, all while making sure to achieve images that are sharper, text that is clearer and an overall more concise display, I will show you how you can.
Whether you need to change your screen resolution for a game that recommends you change your current screen resolution or one that is more comfortable for you, follow these steps:
Important tip: Want to know what your current resolution is quick and easy? Then check out whatismyscreenresolution.com to find out.
Here is my video on How to Change Screen Resolution in Windows 10
Here is my step-by-step guide on How to Change Screen Resolution in Windows 10
1. Right-click on your Windows 10 desktop.
2. Then, left-click on Display Settings.
3. Next, left-click on the “Advanced display settings” link.
4. Underneath the “Resolution” tab is where you will be able to left-click on the drop-down menu to change your resolution. (The drop-down menu will show you all supported resolutions you can currently select from.)
5. Left-click on one of the available screen resolutions that you wish to change
6. To apply the screen resolution changes, left-click on the Apply button.
7. Once you click on the Apply button, you will see the following screen in which you have fifteen seconds to keep the changes you have made by left-clicking on the Keep Changes button. Don’t like the new resolution that you have selected? Not to worry, just left-click on the Revert button to restore the previous screen resolution.
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