External Monitor in Lenovo® IdeaPad
How to connect an external monitor in Lenovo IdeaPad
To connect an external monitor to your Lenovo Ideapad there will be a port provided at the back side of your laptop. By connecting the external monitor plug to the port provided in your laptop, you can use an external monitor as your display. Change of certain settings must be done for a clear display. Resolution change and color scheme changes according to the system requirements will help you in displaying high quality display on your external monitor. There are various types of external displays available; some of them are projectors, CRT screen, flat panel display etc.
There are certain things to be kept in mind while connecting external monitor in Lenovo Ideapad:
- Instructions for connecting an external monitor
- Ensure working of display ports
- Avoid changing unnecessary display settings
Instructions for connecting an external monitor
Your Lenovo Ideapad can be connected to external displays like a CRT screen, flat panel display etc. Connect your external display to the 15 pin connector at the back of your laptop. After connecting the external monitor to your Lenovo Ideapad it can switch on automatically to your external monitor or else you can press the keys F3, F8 and F9 in order to change the display to your external display from your laptop display.
Ensure working of display ports
Before connecting an external monitor to your Lenovo Ideapad laptop, you should ensure that your laptops display connecting ports are in good working condition. If the ports are not working, your external monitor will not even show a red tint if you increase the rendering effect to the maximum value.
Changing unnecessary display settings in your Lenovo Ideapad could result in low quality display of your external monitor. So always avoid changing the settings that are not required for connecting the external display to your Lenovo Ideapad. Change the settings only according to the system requirements for a quality display on your external monitor.