How to Move FullScreen Game to Second Monitor

Somebody want to play their game on different monitors. So don’t worry there are different methods to move fullscreen game to the second monitor. This process depends on the different factors like game, your monitor settings and also graphics drivers that you installed on your computer.

How to Move FullScreen Game to Second Monitor

In this article, we will discuss about how to move full screen game to second monitor. All these method that we told you below has some simple steps so you can easily adopt that method without any technical skills.

Once you make your second screen and primary screen you need to change the game setting so the game can adept the monitor settings.

Method 1 Projector Mode

First method to move fullscreen game to another monitor is projector mode. One of the simple tricks that many gamers uses to play different game on another screen.

First step is to make sure your gaming is not in running moe then you can switch your computer to projector only just press the Window key+P then select the projector only mode. With this process, your computer appears as it receives signal from only one monitor which is also known as secondary monitor.

But with this method, your first monitor will not display any output from the computer! However, you can easily play the game on second monitor normally.

After that, you can launch the game and switch the projector mode off. Then the game will continue to display the second monitor.

Method 2 makes your second monitor as primary monitor

Here the second method which is also quite easy and has some simple steps. In this method, you need to make you secondary monitor as primary monitor.

Some steps are below to make these changes to play fullscreen game on second monitor.

In window 10 follow these steps to move fullscreen game to second monitor.

1. connect the second monitor to your computer.
2. Right click and then select the screen resolution on the pop up menu.
3. You can also find screen resolution from the control panel
4. Now choose the monitor “make this my main display” this checkbox will only appear when you select the display.

how to move fullscreen game to second monitor

These settings are applicable for new window 10 version if you are using some old window 10 version there are some slight changes.

Follow these steps if you have and earlier version of window 10

1. Go to start menu and click on control panel.
2. Go to display or appearance.
3. Select the setting tab.
4. Now here choose the large 2 number and click on checkbox “make this my primary monitor”. By clicking the second monitor and apply setting by click on the “Apply” button. All things will be moved to the second monitor.

If you have ATI cards then you need to follow these steps to make your second monitor as first monitor.

1. Click the settings tab
2. Go to “Advanced”
3. Choose the “ATI Displays” if it’s available. Otherwise, you need to update your graphics driver
4. Now select the monitor that you want to make your Primary and secondary and save the settings.

Change your game setting

After changing your monitor setting you need to change your game setting as well. Game changing allows you to play your fullscreen game on another monitor. Some game doesn’t have such settings while some game allows you to choose the display where you want to play game.

According to windows recommendation, you need to set the primary display to run game application on switching monitor. So you have to select your primary monitor as game monitor to play game on it.

Method No 3 By using the third party software

Method no three about “how to move fullscreen game to another monitor” is by using third party software. You can easily find several tools to automatically move fullscreen game to second monitor. These tools will help you to connect with second monitor with HDMI splitters and move fullscreen display on secondary monitor.

You can also change display setting with the help of these tools, This process is also very simple and manage all things easily. You can find that software on the game recommendation. Or you some online sources can provide that software. So you can easily search them online as well.

final words

We discuss limited ways about how to move fullscreen game to second monitor. But second method is the best method overall it will not interrupt your game and you can easily enjoy your game on second laptop screen.

That method works fine on almost every computer that we tried. Just you need to have update graphic drivers and graphic card drivers to get full performance when you are playing game on your second monitor screen.

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