How to Change Your Screen Resolution in Windows 10

If you’re having issues with your screen resolution, such as blurry text and screens cropped off at the top or sides, then you’ll want to change it. Changing the screen resolution in Windows 10 isn’t hard at all.

How to Change Your Screen Resolution in Windows 10

With a few simple clicks, you can easily change your screen’s resolution and increase clarity. In this article we’ll cover how to adjust your screen resolution.

Changing Screen Resolution using Windows 10 Settings

  1. From the Windows desktop, right-click anywhere on the screen and click Display settings. If you’re in tablet mode, a long touch will have the same effect. Desktop menu

  2. If you’re not there already, click Display in the list on the left.

  3. Scroll down to Scale and layout and click on the Display resolution dropdown menu.Scale and layout settings.

  4. Now, select a different resolution and see how it looks, you might need to try a few. Display resolution

  5. If you like it, press Keep changes in the pop-up window or else click Revert to go back.

Changing Screen Resolution using Your Graphics Card

Often times you can get more control over you display settings by using your computer’s graphics card settings, we’ll be using Intel for this example.

  1. Right-click your desktop and click on Intel Graphics SettingsDesktop menu
  2. Now, click on Display. Intel Graphics Settings
  3. Then, click on the Resolution dropdown menu and select another screen resolution size. Intel screen resolution

Picture Perfect

Hopefully, you’ve now resolved your screen resolution problems. If you can’t find the resolution you’d like, chances are either your monitor doesn’t support it, or your graphics card drivers could do with an update. Visit AMD, nVidia or Intel for updates.

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