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Windows 10 Change Screen Resolution | Windows 10 Tutorials 15

Welcome to Windows 10 tutorials for beginners and today, you are going to learn to change screen resolution Windows 10. Screen resolution is an important factor which helps to control the quality of display settings and screen size. Here, you can see step by step windows 10 tutorial for changing resolution of the windows 10 screen using both windows 10 display settings and from context menu.

Let us see step by step tutorial to change screen resolution Windows 10.

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What is Screen Resolution?

Screen resolution is related display settings and it helps to get clarity to letters, text, videos or pictures displayed in a screen. It is measured in pixels. Higher the resolution means it have more clarity and high pixel ratio. For lower resolution means, display have lower pixel ratio and low quality display.

How to Change Screen Resolution Windows 10 using Settings App

Step 1



Click on Windows 10 StartMenu and select Windows 10 Settings app from it.

Step 2

Open the Settings app by clicking on it. You can see the Windows settings user interface.


Select the “System tab” from the settings UI. It opens with system settings dialogue box.


Select “Display” from the sidebar and you can see the display option here. You can see the “Resolution” under the Scale and Layout heading.


Click on the down arrow button to see various screen resolution pixel measures. It varies from 1366 x 768 pixels (high screen resolution) to 800 x 600 pixels (low screen resolution).

Select required screen resolution as per your need. Then a quick dialogue box will appear like ass shown below.


Click on the “Keep changes”. If you want cancel the selection “Revert”. This is one of the way to change screen resolution windows 10.

How to Change Screen Resolution Windows 10 using Context menu

There is another method to change screen resolution Windows 10, it is using Context menu from Desktop.

Go to Desktop and click right mouse button in the empty space of desktop. From the appearing Drop-down menu, select “Display Settings”.


It is directing the same Display settings app as shown above. You can change screen resolution Windows 10 by following the same step.

I hope you could get the idea for change screen resolution Windows 10 using Settings app and context menu. By changing the screen resolution, you are changing the screen size, app icon size and text size too. If you are reducing the screen resolution, you will get lower quality display, which will improve your computer performance.

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Miscellaneous Windows 10 Display Settings Tutorials

How to Change Screen Brightness in Windows 10


In the system tab, you can see the “brightness and color” heading.  In the “change brightness” section, you have click and hold button using mouse pointer and drag left or right to adjust the brightness.

You can also use the keyboard left and right arrow button after selecting on the button to adjust the brightness in windows 10.

How to Enable Night Mode in Windows 10


In the system tab, you see the “Night mode” under the “display settings” section. Normally it would be in “Off” condition. Click on it to “Turn on” to enable the Night mode feature in Win10. It would be very helpful will reading PDF or books in your PC.


You can go to “Night light settings” to adjust the color temperature, schedule night mode for turning on automatically and immediate activation of Night light mode.

This is all you have to know in the Windows 10 display settings. If you have any doubts feel free to ask and also need help in new Windows 10 tutorials. You can contact through the contact box or comment box.

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