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2 Methods to Adjust Screen Refresh Rate in Windows 11

May 25th, 2024 by Admin

Is there a way to adjust monitor refresh rate to minimize flicker? The refresh rate of a monitor is the number of times per second that the image refreshes on the screen. A higher refresh rate can improve your gaming experience by reducing motion blur and screen tearing, while lowering your refresh rate can save battery power. In this tutorial we’ll show you 2 methods to adjust screen refresh rate in Windows 11.

Method 1. Adjust Screen Refresh Rate via Settings App

  1. Right-click the empty space on your desktop and choose “Display settings” from the popup menu. It will launch the Settings app and open to the page: System -> Display.

  2. Click the “Advanced display” option under the “Related settings” section.

  3. Under Display information, click the “Choose a refresh rate” drop-down menu and select the refresh rate you want. When multiple monitors are connected to your PC, you need to click the drop-down menu at the top to choose the monitor which you want to change the refresh rate for.

Method 2. Adjust Screen Refresh Rate via Windows Terminal

  1. Right-click the Windows button in the taskbar and then click “Terminal (Admin)” to open a Command Prompt or PowerShell console.

  2. Copy and paste the following command and press Enter to bring up the Display Properties dialog.
    rundll32.exe display.dll, ShowAdapterSettings

  3. Go to the Monitor tab and you can click the “Screen refresh rate” drop-down list to select your desired refresh rate setting.

  4. Click Apply and then OK to save your change.

That’s it!