How do you calibrate your monitor?
What do I need?
- Monitor, connected to your computer and connected to the socket
- Windows or Mac computer
- Optional: to calibrate your monitor accurately, you can use a calibration system.
Do you use Windows 10?
Via the steps below you can calibrate the colors of your monitor on your Windows computer.
- Right-click on your desktop and select 'Display settings',
- Click 'Advanced display settings' at the bottom of the screen,
- Make sure you set the recommended resolution. You recognize it because this resolution (recommended) in brackets behind it.
- Next, choose 'Color calibration' and then select 'Next'.
- Select the right gamma settings based on the examples.
- Adjust your brightness and contrast according to the examples.
- Choose the correct color balance according to the examples.
- Click on 'Finish' to complete the calibration.
- The colors on your monitors are now calibrated.
Do you use macOS?
Via the steps below, you can calibrate the colors of your monitor on your Mac.
- Click on the Apple icon in the top left corner of your screen.
- Select 'System Preferences', click on 'Displays' and then 'Color'.
- Select 'Calibrate' and scroll through the 'Screen calibration assistant'.
- Select a white point according to the example.
- Give your color profile a name.
- Click on 'Finish' to finish the calibration.
- Your monitor is now calibrated.
More advice and support?
Do you have other questions about adjusting or setting up your monitor, or do you want advice on purchasing your new monitor?