How to turn off monitor

Updated: 01/24/2018 by Computer Hope
Computer Power Icon

All computer monitors have a power button located somewhere near the front of the monitor. The power button is often indicated by a power icon, like the icon pictured to the right.


If you need to turn a monitor on, you can follow the steps below. In most cases, the steps to turn off a monitor that is currently on will also turn on a powered off monitor.

To turn off the monitor, follow the steps below.

  1. Look for the power button in the following locations on the monitor.
  • Front of monitor, below the screen, commonly on the bottom right corner.
  • Top or bottom edge of monitor, commonly on the top-left or bottom-right side.
  • Left or right side edge of monitor.
  1. After finding the power button, press the button to turn off the monitor. Sometimes, you may need to press and hold the power button for 2 or 3 seconds to power off the monitor.

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