Change the Display Resolution in Windows 10

December 2016

Windows automatically adjusts your display settings based on your monitor’s native resolution. The elements of your desktop (icons, text, and menus) will look smaller at higher resolutions, and sometimes they can be a little too small to be practical. This guide will walk you through how to lower the screen resolution of a Windows 10 device.

How To Adjust Your Default Screen Resolution in Windows 10

Click on the Start menu and go to Settings > System > Display > Advanced display settings. Click on Resolution drop-down list and choose the desired display resolution:

Click on Apply > OK to validate your new settings.

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