Check Display Settings for Multiple Displays on Chromebook



Individuals can check and configure the display settings on their Chromebook when having multiple monitors connected. 

What materials do I need?

  • Chromebook
  • External monitor(s)

How do I use this technology?

  1. Confirm the cable plugged into the monitor and the laptop is not broken
  2. Click the System Clock on the bottom right corner of the screen

    ChromeOS System Clock on the bottom-right corner of the screen
  3. Click the Gear icon on the pop-up menu to open Settings

    ChromeOS Gear icon on system menu

  4. Select Connected Devices on the left

    ChromeOS "Device" on the left panel of Settings
  5. Click the Displays option listed under Device
    • To adjust your Chromebook screen, select Built-in Display
    • To adjust your monitor screen, select the name of the monitor
  6. To make items on your screen smaller or larger, go to the Display size section for options
  7. To rotate the screen, go to the Orientation section for options


Need additional help or have issues

For additional assistance contact the IT Services Technical Support Center via phone at (907) 786-4646, toll-free at (877) 633-3888, email us at, or you can use the Seawolf Tech Portal to submit a Support for Issues with University Computer(s) ticket.



Article ID: 255
Tue 8/4/20 5:32 PM
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