When you connect your monitor to your PC using a DisplayPort cable, you may experience some issues with the port.
One of the most common issues that users report is DisplayPort port not working.
- The dp port on monitor issue is often caused by a poorly connected cable.
- If you simply can’t boot your PC, make sure that the drivers are up-to-date.
- Reinstalling the monitor drivers might also fix this issue, so try it out.
Update your monitor driver
- Check your network settings
- Check the Ethernet cable
- Reset the monitor
Check whether the monitor is powered on
- Try with another monitor
Check your monitor cables
- Monitor cables can fail and need to be replaced.
- Check both ends of the cables.
- A disconnected cable can often be the cause.
- Verify if the monitor is receiving power
- Plug the monitor into a different power source.
- Connect the monitor to another computer to confirm that it’s receiving power.
- Verify if your computer is receiving power
If the monitor is receiving power, but the monitor is not displaying anything, your computer may not be receiving power.
- Verify if your monitor’s power settings are set correctly
Check the monitor’s power settings.
- Ensure that the monitor is receiving power from the power source and that it is set to the right source.
- Restart your computer
- Restart your computer and check for any improvements.
Check your monitor for physical damage
- Check for physical damage to the monitor. If you see any physical damage, replace it with a new one.
- Ensure the monitor is turned on
Ensure the monitor is turned on. If the monitor is off, you will see a blank screen on the monitor.
- Check if the monitor has power
Check if the monitor has power. If your monitor has power, but you’re still getting a blank screen, try another power outlet.
- Remove all cables connected to the monitor
Unplug all the cables connected to the monitor and restart your computer. Check if the monitor is working.
Disconnect external devices
- Disconnect external peripherals such as printers, scanners, and other devices connected to your PC.
- Disable Bluetooth and WiFi
Try disabling any wireless and Bluetooth devices you have connected to your computer.
- Disconnect cables
Next, disconnect any cables connected to your monitor.