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Setup An External Monitor With A Dell Laptop Docking Station

Posted by admin, 4 Nov 2018

If you want to connect your Dell laptop to external monitors, you can do that with a docking station. Well, this tool helps you connect multiple screens to your portable device. If you don’t have monitors that have the right input slot, you have to buy conversion cables, so the monitors are compatible with available ports on the docking station. You can try connecting your device with docking station to charge your device, but it takes batteries from your main laptop.

A docking outlet is a system that makes user connects their laptop to several peripherals. Through a single connection point you can connect an external monitor, printers, keyboard, and mouse. With this you can make your laptop function like a desktop. Earlier it is used to connect input devices, parallel ports for connecting printers and scanner and VGA ports for connecting monitors. At present, the docking station has more standardized with USB you can connect other devices and DVI port to displays.

Below are the steps to set up the docking station to your Dell laptop-

  1. Slide the battery on the Dell laptop docking station to accommodate the battery position of your laptop then press the unlock switch on the docking station.
  2. Press the laptop down on the station until you hear a click sound.
  3. Now press the power button on either the laptop or the docking station.
  4. Connect the cable for the external monitor into the Dell laptop docking station. Select the port based on what monitors you’re using.
  5. Now turn on the external monitors.
  6. Click right on the desktop and select screen resolution. Tap on detect and the system will run scan to detect the external monitor.
  7. Tap on multiple displays and select extend these displays or duplicate these displays.
  8. Extend these displays will make each display show a different image, while duplicate these displays will make each screen the same as the others.
  9. Now, move the image of the monitor so they’re positioned in such a way your real monitors are. Tap on Apple and hit the Ok button.

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