If you have more than one display connected in Windows, you can use choose a display option with Project to change what shows on your displays.
This tutorial will show you how to project the main display to the PC screen only, duplicate, extend, or second screen only for all users in Windows 11.
If you want to
|See things on one display only.||PC screen only|
|See the same thing on all your displays.||Duplicate|
|See your desktop across multiple screens. When you have displays extended, you can move items between the two screens.||Extend|
|See everything on the second display only.||Second screen only|
- Option One: Project Display in Quick Settings
- Option Two: Project Display in Settings
- Option Three: Project Display using Command
1 Perform one of the following actions below: (see screenshots below)
- Press the Win + P keys.
- Open Quick Settings (Win+A), and click/tap on the Project button.
1 Open Settings (Win+I).
2 Click/tap on System on the left side, and click/tap on Display on the right side. (see screenshot below)
Open Display settings
3 Select Duplicate these displays, Extend these displays, Show only on 1, or Show only on 2 for what you want in the drop menu. (see screenshot below)
4 Click/tap on Keep changes. (see screenshot below)
You will have 15 seconds to click/tap on Keep changes or Revert before your changes automatically revert.
5 You can now close Settings if you like.
1 Open Run (Win+R), or Windows Terminal and select Windows PowerShell or Command Prompt.
2 Copy and paste the command below you want to use into Run or Windows Terminal, and press Enter.
|PC screen only|
|Second screen only|