As a faculty member teaching online, you may have received a Dell monitor to assist with your Zoom classroom.

This monitor is a Dell E2720HS and information on this device can be found online at Dell’s support site:

Specific information on how to manage the volume control on this monitor is contained in the instructions below that cover the On Screen Display menu.

Using the On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu

Use the buttons at the bottom of the monitor to access the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu of the monitor. To access the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu, press Button 5 (Figure 1) at the bottom of the monitor.

To learn more about how to use the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu, refer to the Operating Your Monitor section in the User’s Guide of Dell E2720HS monitor.Note: Any changes you make are automatically saved when you move to another menu item, exit the OSD menu, or wait for the OSD menu to automatically close.

Dell E2720HS Monitor Buttons

Figure 1: Dell E2720HS Front Panel Buttons

Button 1Shortcut key/Preset ModesUse this button to choose from a list of preset color modes
Button 2Shortcut key/Brightness/ContrastUse this button to adjust the brightness and contrast. Minimum is ‘0’ (-). Maximum is ‘100’ (+)
Button 3MenuUse the MENU button to launch the On-Screen Display (OSD)
Button 4ExitUse this button to exit the OSD main menu
Button 5Power On/Off button (with LED indicator)A solid white light indicates the monitor is On and fully functional. Blinking white light indicates the power save mode
Dell E2720HS Monitor OSD Buttons

Figure 2: Dell E2720HS OSD Controls

Button 1UpUse the Up button to increase values or move up
in a menu
Button 2DownUse the Down button to decrease values or move
down in a menu
Button 3OKUse the OK button to confirm your selection in a menu
Button 4BackUse the Back button to go back to the previous menu