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Why is my monitor blurry?

The blurry screen issues presents with different symptoms, so you may get blurry text on your display, or apps are blurry, especially on external monitor. Sometimes you may see blurry fonts on your computer, and that’s one of the problems for blurry screen.

With that said, the reasons for the blurry screen issue are different. If the screen resolutions are different in two displays, apps or text will become blurred if you move them from one monitor to another. And the monitor driver issue can also cause the blurry screen.

But don’t worry. We will help you fix your problem and get a clear screen.

Check the monitor connection

Sometimes your monitor USB cable may be loose or damaged, and that will affect the monitor signal. So your monitor is blurry. Be sure to check your monitor cable and make sure it works properly. Meanwhile, the display port of your monitor should be checked to make sure it’s connecting correctly.

You can simply unplug and re-plug your monitor and see if it fixes the problem.

If your hardware is perfect and the blurry screen problem still persists, don’t worry. You can try the following solutions.

Enable Let Windows try to fix apps so they’re not blurry

When you see the blurriness happen to your computer, usually you’ll see a notification popup saying “Let Windows try to fix apps so they’re not blurry“. If you see this notification, agree to let Windows fix the blurry issues.

In addition, if you’re using Windows 10, you can enable this feature and fix the blurry screen issue by following these steps:

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and I at the same time.
  2. Click System in the Settingspane.
  3. In the Display section, click Advanced scaling settings.
  4. Toggle to turn on Let Windows try to fix apps so they’re not blurry.
  5. Restart your computer and see if it fixes the blurry screen.

Change DPI scaling settings for your monitor

You can also change the DPI scaling settings to fix the blurry screen or blurry apps.

If your screen is blurry, you can modify the monitor’s DPI settings.

If you’re using Windows 10:

  1. Press the Windows logo key and I at the same time on your keyboard.
  2. Click System in the Settingspane.
  3. In the Display section, ensure to select 100% for Scale and layout.

Then Windows will apply the changes. Check and see if your screen gets clear.