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How to Work with Multiple Host Monitors

    When connected to a host with multiple monitors, the Monitors button will be available on the remote control toolbar.

    Watch this video on multi-monitor support:

    Click the Monitors button to switch between monitors.

    The Monitors button is also available under Options on the Remote Control toolbar.

    Tip: On a Windows PC, try this shortcut. Press Left CTRL key-Left Windows key-Right/Left Arrow key to switch monitors. To see all monitors at once, keep moving through until you can see all available monitors on the client display.
    • The Java and HTML remote control clients do not offer multiple monitor support.
    • To get full support of all multi-monitor features, you must use HDMI, DVI, or VGA monitor cable. Other cable types may not offer all multi-monitor features.

    Multi-Monitor Display

    When both the client and host have multiple monitors, host-side monitors can be cloned "one-to-one" to the client. Screens are automatically cloned upon connection.

    When using the Client to connect, this "one-to-one cloning" happens automatically upon connection. You can also click the Monitors icon to switch between host-side monitors.

    This illustration shows how the host-side monitors are reproduced "one-to-one" on the client computer.

    Click the Monitors button to switch between cloned monitors.

    Article last updated: 12 December, 2022