Use your laptop as a second monitor
- Right-click on the desktop and choose Properties.
- Choose Settings.
- You’ll see a second screen. Drag it to a position similar to where your laptop screen is.
- It should prompt you if you want to enable this monitor. Say Yes.
- Make sure Extend my Windows desktop onto this monitor is checked.
- Press apply.
How can I use my laptop as a monitor for HDMI?
Plug the monitor’s HDMI cable into a flat HDMI port on the right or left side of the laptop. Make sure the other end is plugged into the display. The cable is identical on both sides, so it does not matter which end you connect to the laptop or monitor.
How do I make my laptop HDMI input?
Your laptop should have a dedicated port for input, where you plug the HDMI cable into the port at the back of the console while it is turned off. Plug the other end of the cable to your laptop’s HDMI input port.
Can you use laptop as monitor for switch?
To play your Nintendo Switch on your laptop, you’ll basically be using your laptop’s monitor as a TV screen, so you can leave your Nintendo Switch in its dock for the entirety of this setup process. Plug the Nintendo Switch’s HDMI cable into the HDMI In port on your Elgato HD60 HDMI capture card.