If you just got a brand new Chromebook, you can adjust the options and settings as you desire. One of such things is a screen resolution. When you unbox the device, it is time to make some changes. If default screen resolution doesn’t fit you, you can tweak the settings and change it. Here, in this article, we are going to show you how to change screen resolution on a Chromebook. There are two methods, though Settings and using a Chromebook keyboard shortcut. We will share both.
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How to change screen resolution on a Chromebook: Through Settings
As I’ve said, there are two methods that you can use to change screen resolution. First, we are going to show you how to do it through Settings. Follow the steps below:
- Click the icon in the bottom-right corner of the screen (with Wi-Fi, sound, etc.)
- Next, click Settings
- In the “Search settings” box, type Display
- The next thing you need to do is click Display Settings
- Now select Resolution
- Choose the resolution that suits you most
- When you are finished, click Done.
How to change screen resolution on a Chromebook: Using a keyboard shortcut
If you don’t want to go through Settings, and looking for a simpler way to change screen resolution on your Chromebook, you can use a keyboard shortcut.
The combination of keys you need to press is Ctrl + Shift and + or -.
If you want to increase the resolution on your Chromebook, press Ctrl, Shift and +.
On the other hand, if you want to lower down the resolution, press Ctrl, Shift and –.
When you do this, you’ll see a message in the bottom-right part of the screen saying the screen resolution on your Chromebook was changed.
That is all. You know the steps for both, going through settings, or using the keyboard shortcut. Make some changes and enjoy the resolution that suits you the most.