In a continued effort to improve scaling, Windows 10 (version 1803) now includes a new option in the Settings app to make it easier to fix apps when they become blurry on scenarios without having to sign out. For example, when changing the display settings, running a remote session, or docking and undocking a device. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to use Windows 10 settings to fix scaling issues on your display.

How to fix blurry apps on Windows 10 How to fix app scaling issues individually

How to fix blurry apps on Windows 10

If you have apps that don’t scale properly in certain scenarios, you can enable a feature to fix blurry apps the next time you relaunch them. Once you’ve completed the steps, Windows 10 will try to make sure that apps don’t look blurry the next time you open the app without having to sign out and sign back into your device. Display settings on Windows 10 Fix scaling for apps settings In addition, if the system detects that you may be running a blurry app, then a toast notification will pop with an option to fix this issue when you reopen the app. It should be noted that this feature works only for apps running in your primary display. If you’re using a multi-monitor setup with different scale factors, apps may still look blurry in secondary monitors. Furthermore, this may not work with every application.

How to fix app scaling issues individually

Alongside this new feature, Windows 10 also includes override options that allows you override the system-wide scaling settings per-application. After completing the steps, even though, you may have specific global scaling settings configured on Windows 10, the app will not respond to those settings, instead it’ll use the custom settings you selected within the Compatibility settings. Exe’s Compatibility tab High DPI settings per-app If you can’t find these options, it’s likely because you’re not using the version that includes these changes. The options to fix blurry apps and override settings per-app are included with Windows 10 version 1803 (April 2018 Update), which is expected to roll out sometime in 2018. You can use this guide to see the version of Windows you’re currently running. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.