Changing the monitor display from mirrored to extended allows users to see different content on each monitor, greatly enhancing their productivity. This article provides information on how to change the monitor display from mirrored to extended.
Step 1: Access Display Settings To access the display settings on a Windows computer, right-click on the desktop and select "Display settings." On a Mac computer, go to the Apple menu, select "System Preferences," and then select "Displays."
Step 2: Select "Extend Display" In the display settings, select the option to "Extend Display." This allows the computer to recognize both monitors and display different content on each.
Step 3: Adjust Monitor Position Once the display is extended, the position of the monitors can be adjusted. In the display settings, select one of the monitors and drag it to the desired position relative to the other monitor. This ensures that the mouse moves seamlessly between the monitors and content displays correctly.
Step 4: Adjust Resolution Each monitor may have a different resolution, so it is important to adjust the resolution settings for each monitor. In the display settings, select one of the monitors and adjust the resolution settings until the content displays correctly.
Step 5: Apply Settings After making any changes, be sure to click "Apply" to save the changes.
By following these simple steps, users can easily change their monitor display from mirrored to extended, allowing them to see different content on each monitor and greatly enhancing their productivity. If any issues persist, consult the monitor's user manual or contact the manufacturer for further assistance.