- Posted by Kate Wilson
- On January 30, 2020
Recently, multiple Acer users are reporting about the Acer monitor no signal issue. This situation can appear due to various reasons. Often the monitor is not able to receive the input signal due to certain issues with the computer. Moreover, there can issue itself with the Acer monitor.
If you are facing this issue, then you must apply some of the easy troubleshooting measures. Therefore, go through the undermentioned instructions and resolve the error on your own.
What if you are Getting Acer Monitor No Signal HDMI?
Here, in this section, we are going to mention some of the easy troubleshooting methods that will surely help you to overcome Acer monitor signal related problems. So without further ado, start the troubleshooting process.
Method 1: Attempt to Unplug and Replug the Power Cable of the Acer Device
It is the simplest fix that you can try in order to resolve the Acer monitor error. Initially, remove the power cable of the Acer monitor and wait for a while. Now, re-plug the cable again and power on the device.
Once the device boots up, check whether the “No Signal” error gets removed or not. But, if the error still persists, then go to the next method.
Method 2: Reset the Input Source
A majority of users claim that after they reset the input source, they find that the error has been resolved automatically. Therefore, we suggest you proceed with this method.
Press the “Source” or “Input” button on the Remote in order to reset the input source to the HDMI port. But, in the case of the multiple HDMI ports, you have to choose the correct HDMI ports.
Method 3: Try to Reconnect All the HDMI Sources
In the case of the multiple HDMI sources, you can remove all the HDMI sources and then reconnect them all. In order to proceed with this method, you can follow the instructions mentioned in the below section.
- Remove the Acer Monitor or device from the HDMI ports.
- Then, unplug the power cable from the device or monitor for a few minutes.
- Thereafter, reconnect the power cable back to the Acer device or monitor.
- Connect a device to one port of your system.
After you perform these instructions, turn on the device to verify if the Acer monitor no signal error gets removed or not.
Method 4: Check Whether the Graphics Card is Properly Inserted
You can also get stuck with the “Acer monitor no signal” error message if the graphics card is not properly installed in its location. In such situations, you need to check the location of the graphics card and reset it if the location is improper.
Follow the underlying instructions to proceed with this method.
- Power off the device and remove all the cables that are connected to it. Once done, open the uppercase of the device in order to find the graphics card.
- After you locate the graphics card, make an attempt to take out the graphics card from the device. Now, wait for a while and insert the graphics card in its exact location.
- Connect the power cable back in and plug it to your machine. Next, press the Power button for a few seconds to turn it on.
After turning on the device, the “No Signal” error should be removed from the device.
Method 5: Update the Graphics Driver
Using outdated versions of graphics drivers often trigger various issues including Acer monitor no signal. But, you can easily sort out this error by updating the graphics driver. Here are the steps that you need to perform to update the graphics driver.
Step 1: Press the Windows logo along with the R key in order to launch the Run window. On the Run dialog box, write “devmgmt.msc” and hit the Enter key to execute the command.
Step 2: It will invoke the Device Manager. Once you access the Device Manager window, go to the Display Adapters. Under this section, you will find a list where all the installed drivers are enlisted.
Step 3: From the available list, right tap on the graphics driver and navigate to the “Driver” tab. Under the Driver tab, you will be prompted to choose the “Update Driver” option. Simply tap on the option to proceed further.
Step 4: In the next screen, choose “Search automatically for updated driver software” and look for the latest version of the graphics driver. If the latest version is available, then you will be asked to hit the “Update Now” button.
Step 5: Hit the “Update Now” button and follow the instructions that are shown on the display screen in order to complete the installation process.
By performing these instructions, you will be able to update the graphics driver.
Method 6: Reinstall the Device Driver
If there is anything wrong with the device driver, then the occurrence of no signal error is quite a common event. To overcome such circumstances, try to reinstall the device drivers. Carry out these instructions to proceed with this method.
On the Run dialog box, write “Control” and hit the Enter key to execute the command. After executing the command, choose the “Control Panel” from the appeared menu.
Inside the Control Panel, navigate to the “Programs and Features” section. Under this section, right tap on the drivers in their respective manner from the available list.
Now, choose the “Uninstall” button along with the “OK” button. Hit the “Yes” button when you are prompted to confirm the uninstallation process. When the uninstallation process gets over, go to its official web page and look for the latest compatible device driver. Further, follow the on-screen guidelines in order to execute the installation.
After reinstalling the device driver, verify whether the no signal error gets eliminated from your device or not.
Method 7: Execute the Factory Reset
After performing all the above methods, if the Acer monitor no signal HDMI error still remains, then executing the factory reset can be the last resort for you. To proceed with this method, you can follow the undermentioned steps.
- Firstly, connect an external monitor to your device and make sure that the device is turned on.
- Wait unless the device fully loads.
- Next, press the combination of the Windows logo + P.
- It will launch the “Easy Display Switcher”
- Under this section, choose “Computer only” from the appeared menu.
- Once done, power off the device and remove the external monitor.
Further, reboot the device to let the new changes take effect. Once your device turns on, the Acer monitor error should be resolved.
How Do I Reset the Acer Monitor?
Press the Alt function key along with the F10 key. Keep pressing the combination keys unless the Acer logo comes up on the screen. Your device boots to a blue screen that asks you to select the “Reset the PC” option. After executing these instructions, all the stored data and files get erased.
How do I Adjust the Acer Monitor?
Touch any button from the Monitor in order to bring the Control Panel. Once the Control Panel invokes, open the Function menu. Next, highlight the Picture, OSD, Settings, or Information by using the arrow keys. Afterward, go to the Settings and make the necessary changes.