If it doesn't, turn off both the monitor and the Mac Mini, turn on the monitor, and then restart the Mac Mini. In most cases, the Mac Mini should automatically detect the optimal display settings for the screen it's connected to. If you need to adjust the settings, open System Preferences from the Apple menu and select "Display.
You can also manually adjust the brightness by dragging the slider. To adjust the color settings, click the "Color" tab. Mac Minis manufactured between early and mid come with a Mini DisplayPort instead of a Thunderbolt port.
If your Mac Mini was manufactured in or earlier, it has a DVI video output port on the back, which connects to any VGA cable for use on a monitor. If you aren't certain which model you have, you can check on the Apple website see Resources to identify the model from its serial number.
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Configuration In most cases, the Mac Mini should automatically detect the optimal display settings for the screen it's connected to. Video of the Day. Power on your Mac Mini and connect it to the Internet via an Ethernet connection. Select the name of your Mac Mini computer under the Shared icon in the Finder.
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Your Mac Mini is connected to the Internet via an Ethernet connection and is automatically detected via the Finder using a wireless or Ethernet connection. Click "Share Screen.
After authentication, you are able to use your Apple laptop as a monitor. Steven S.
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Click "Sharing" under the heading "Internet and Wireless. Open "Finder" from the Apple dock on your Apple laptop.
Yes and no. The vast majority of Windows laptops have a graphics OUT port, but no graphics in port, so you can't just connect up your Mac Mini to the graphics. You cannot directly connect the laptop to your Mac Mini like a traditional monitor with After authentication, you are able to use your Apple laptop as a monitor.