Whether I’m gaming or sending out business emails, my alienware monitor has always been right in front of me. It has great performance for gaming and amazing color range for editing videos or photos. Long story short, there are many things I love about the monitor… but switching inputs is definitely one of the things that can be improved. Let’s explore two ways to make changing the inputs quicker and easier.
Depending on your model (mine is the aw2518h) you may have the option to set “Shorcut Keys” under the Personalize option using you monitor buttons.
This will be the easiest way to quickly switch from either input directly from the monitor.
This solution requires some additional software to be installed but will make for an easy switch using a simple command.
Let’s first start with downloading the Dell Display Manager Application:
Make sure your display is supported, there is a list of compatible systems at the bottom of that link.