Acer Monitor No Signal Issue: Here’s How to Fix Easily

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Have you also owned an Acer monitor and are frustrated with the “No Signal” issue? This guide will explain what this message means, why it appears, and how to troubleshoot it easily.

A monitor is connected to a computer through a cable, and when you give a command to your computer, it is displayed on your monitor. Sometimes, your monitor doesn’t display anything, the “no signal” issue is an example of this. So, let’s understand what this message means and how you can troubleshoot it.

What does the “No Signal” message mean on your Acer monitor?

The “No Signal” message indicates that your Acer monitor is not receiving a valid video signal. Incorrect resolution settings, computer turned off, loose/disconnected or damaged cables, or your computer’s standby or hibernate mode can be the most likely reason for displaying this error message.

Fix Acer Monitor No Signal Issue

Troubleshooting the “No Signal” Issue on your Acer Monitor

To troubleshoot the “No Signal” prompt on your Acer monitor, follow these steps in a queue:

  1. Check cable connections.
  2. Inspect the cable to ensure any damage.
  3. Check the video source and monitor.
  4. Reset your system BIOS to default.
  5. Test your monitor by connecting it to a different computer.

Check Cable Connection

Improper or loose cable connection is one of the most possible cases when your Acer monitor starts displaying a “No Signal” message. So, first of all, check whether the cable from your computer is properly connected to your monitor or not.

You can also try disconnecting and reconnecting the cable to verify the proper connectivity.

Inspect the Cable to Ensure any Damage

If the cable used to connect the monitor and the computer is (physically) damaged from the outside or inside, the monitor will not receive any valid video signal. Inspect the cable properly and if possible replace the cable with a new one to ensure that there is no fault in the cable.

Check the video source and monitor

The video source is your computer, sometimes you may forget to turn on your computer when the monitor is on. In this case, you will see the message “No Signal” on your monitor. Therefore, verify whether your monitor and computer are on or not.

Reset your system BIOS to default

Follow these steps to reset your Acer system BIOS to default:

  1. Press and hold the power button on your computer for 10 seconds to shut down your system completely.
  2. Now, power on the system. 
  3. Next, as soon as the first logo screen appears, immediately press F2 for notebooks or Delete for desktops to enter the BIOS.
  4. Now, press F9 and then Enter to load the default configuration.
  5. Next, press F10 and then Enter to save and exit.

Connect Your Monitor To a Different Computer

If all of the above methods fail to resolve the “No Signal” issue, try connecting your monitor to a different computer to see if the monitor is faulty and needs replacement or repair.

You can also visit to get help from the official support.

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