How to set up your laptop's Display Settings?

Here you will find information on how to set up the display out on the Promethean, extra monitoe & SmartTVs.

Laptop's Display to the Promethean Board & Extra Monitor

On the promethean board:

1 - slide any of the arrow, then choose “source”

2 - then, choose “DP or HDMI”

On your laptop:

1 - right click on the blank space on the desktop, then select “display settings”

2 - on the new window, scroll down to Multiple Display and select “Extend this Displays”.



3 - then, scroll up to Select and Rearrange displays and choose “Identify”. Please take note of the number that will appear on your promethean board and your laptop.

4- then, go to Multiple Display again and select to duplicate the number on the promethean board and your laptop.

For example, if the laptop is number 1 and the promethean board is number 3:

5 - now you can close the Display Settings window

How to arrange multiple screens on Windows?

If you you want to change the direction your mouse goes from one screen to another, 

1 - Open “Settings”

2 - Choose “System”

3 - Choose “Display”

4 - Under the "Select and rearrange displays" section, drag and drop each display to rearrange them according to their physical layout on your desktop.

Quick tip: If you're not sure which monitor you're selecting, click the Identify button to figure out. If one of the monitors isn't showing up, make sure it's receiving power and connected correctly, and click the Detect button.

5 - Click the Apply button.

Laptop's Display to the SmartTVs

When your SmartTV is only projecting the blank blue screen of your laptop, no icon or shortcuts, the display setting is  on “Extended Mode” and has to be changed to “Duplicate Mode”. Please try to do the  following: 

1. Right click on the blank space of your desktop so the window below will appear, then  select “Display settings”. 

2. On the next window, please scroll down to change the Multiple displays to  “Duplicate these displays”, then click “apply”. 

3. On the next window, please select “Keep changes”.