Starting with Windows 10 build 15002, the operating system got a new Display page in the Settings app. It comes with an updated user interface which changes the layout of controls and functions. Here is how to change the display resolution in Windows 10 Creators Update.
In Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft reworked the Display page again compared to earlier Windows 10 releases. The new page is more streamlined. All its functions are located on a single page, including the display resolution option, text size and scaling and settings for multiple displays.
Here is how the Display page looks in Windows 10 Anniversary Update (version 1607):
To Change Display Resolution in Windows 10 Creators Update, you need to do the following.
- Open Settings.
- Go to System - Display.
- There, go to the "Resolution" drop down list on the right. It is located under "Scale and layout".
- Pick the required display resolution and you are done.
The required page of Settings will be opened immediately.
Finally, you can open the Display using the following command:
According to Microsoft, these new Display Settings options have been added based on user feedback of the most commonly used settings. Now the user needs to perform less clicks to access frequently used options. As you can see from the screenshots in this article, the refreshed display page brings various changes to make the user interface clearer and more friendly. Now, you can change your display's resolution directly from the main page.