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Krzysztof Platis
Krzysztof Platis

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How to connect second monitor to MacBook M1 🖥

Download and install the drivers

( - I had problems using this URL)

Buy a DisplayLink adapter or docking station

I've bought a cheap, old, second hand Targus docking station that supports the DisplayLink drivers.


  • colors are a bit different on the monitor connected via DisplayLink compared with the first monitor connected natively via an ordinary cable. I compensated the difference to some extent by tweaking the hardware settings in the monitor.
  • the Night Shift mode, reducing blue light, is not supported via DisplayLink (nor 3rd party tools like f.lux)

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