To connect a laptop to a monitor, locate the VGA cable, and insert the corresponding end of the VGA cable into the VGA connector on the computer monitor. Insert the other end in the VGA port on back of the laptop.Continue Reading
Find an appropriate VGA cable.
Insert the corresponding end of the VGA cable into the VGA connector at the back of the monitor. Insert the other end into the VGA port on the back or side of the laptop.
The laptop may automatically switch to the new external display, but if it does not, press the appropriate function key sequence. This can vary depending on the laptop, but it is often "Fn + F5."