HDMI Port Not Working – How to Fix?

Having issues with your HDMI port? The devices connected to it is not working properly? Here are a list of effective troubleshooting methods you can try to fix this issue. Take a look at them below:

Change your display modes

If you are using two (or more) displays on your computer, and you have been experiencing some issues with a display that is connecting to your HDMI port, perhaps the culprit is the incorrect display mode settings.

To check it, press the Win and P keys on your keyboard, then choose the setting for your displays:

PC screen/Computer onlyOnly using the first monitor.
DuplicateDisplaying the same content on both monitors.
ExtendUsing both monitors to display an extended desktop.
Second screen/Projector onlyOnly using the second monitor.

Restart your devices and displays

Step 1: Disconnect all HDMI cables from your devices and displays.

Step 2: Power off all your devices and displays.

Step 3: Disconnect all power cables from your devices and displays.

Step 4: Leave them for at least five minutes.

Step 5: Reconnect your devices and displays to power.

Step 6: Reconnect the HDMI cables.

Step 7: Power on the devices and test your HDMI port issues.

Check for hardware problems

There are a few things you can check or try:

  1. Replace your HDMI cable with a new one.
  2. Try your HDMI connection with another TV or monitor or another computer.

Has any of the fixes above worked for you? Or do you have any other effective ways to fix the HDMI port issues? Tell us by leaving a comment below!

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