How to Change Main Display in Windows 11?

In this post, you will learn how to change the main display in your Windows 11 PC.

How to Change Main Display in Windows 11?

When you have more than one display associated with your system, it is important to have one display as the main display for all the users.

By the end of this article, you will learn about the different methods to change the main display in Windows 11.

  • Changing Main Display through Settings
  • Using the NVIDIA Control Panel
  • Through Intel Graphics Control Panel

Change Main Display in Settings

  • Open the settings application from the taskbar.
  • Under the System settings, click on Display settings.
  • In the scale and layout section, click on multiple displays.  
  • Check Make this my main display option.
  • Save the changes and exit the application.

Change Main Display in NVIDIA Control Panel

  • Search for the NVIDIA Control Panel in the search option from the task bar and Open it.
  • Under the Display, click on the Set up multiple displays option.
  • Right click on the display number of which you want to make the main display.
  • Click on the Make primary, and then click Apply.
  • Save the changes and exit the application.

Through Intel Graphics Control Panel

  • Search for Intel Graphics Control Panel in the start menu or in the search option from the taskbar and open it.
  • Click on the Display icon at the bottom of the screen.  
  • Under the Multiple Displays in the left pane, click on the display that you want as the Primary Display and click Apply.
  • Then click on Yes in the confirmation message.