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3 Ways to Check Real Display Refresh Rate of Your Phone, Tablet, or Laptop

Consumer Technology has evolved a lot in the last few years. Our phones, tablets, laptops, computers have become more feature-packed, more powerful while also shaving off weight & thickness as well, making them slim and light. Improvement has been made in every corner whether it is performance, speed, battery, charging, or the most important one- the display. No matter which device we use, it is the display that we look at most of the time, so need needs to be good. Manufacturers understand this and that’s why we are getting high refresh rate displays in our devices these days.

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Check Display Refresh Rate of Your Phone, Tablet, Laptop

High Refresh Rate displays enhance your experience, as it becomes more fluid and smooth, with a better response rate to the data being consumed like watching a high fps video or movie, or gaming. But since most displays don’t run at a high refresh rate constantly, and one wants to check whats the ideal refresh rate at which your display runs at. Do we have a tool to check the real refresh rate of the display? The answer is yes, and we will share few ways to check the same.

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1. Display Checker (Android)

This is a very useful app for checking the refresh rate of your Android Phone’s Screen as it displays the real refresh rate on the screen when using any app.

Download Display Checker

  • First of all, download and install the app, it will show the specs of the display.Check refresh rate
  • Enable this toggleCheck refresh rate
  • Allow the app to display over other apps
  • Adjust the placement and size of the refresh rate counter
  • Now it will constantly display the real-time refresh rate on the screen for every app you are using.

2. Enable from Developer Options

Android also has an inbuilt option to display the refresh rate of the display, we have a detailed article to display refresh rate on Android 11 devices, you can check it out.

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3. Use Test Websites (Laptop/PC/Mac)

There are few websites to check the maximum refresh rate of your laptop or pc, two such websites are:Check refresh rate

  • TestUFO – This displays the refresh rate, and frame rate of the display of your laptop,pc, and mac
  • Manuel Pinto – It shows the refresh rate of your phone, tablet,

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Bonus Tip: Check Realtime FPS Count via Xbox Game Bar (Laptop/PC)

There’s a built-in fps count meter in Windows as well, it is included in the Xbox Game Bar in Windows 10. Here’s how to enable it.

  • Press Start (Window) + G key at the same time, to open the Xbox Game Bar
  • Go to Performace Tab
  • Under Performace Tab, go to fps and click on Request AcessCheck refresh rate
  • After a restart, the Xbox Game bar will display the real-time fps.Check refresh rate

These are the 3 most easy and quick ways to check the refresh rate of your phone, tablet. laptop, pc, or macs display. Do let us know which way works best for you, also do let us know about any other method to check the refresh rate of a display.

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Gaurav Sharma

As an editor, Gaurav ensures the delivery of quality-rich, detailed, and accurate content tailored to the right audience. His three years of experience as a reviewer allow him to provide comprehensive evaluations of various consumer gadgets. On the video front, Gaurav serves as a video production manager for both long and short formats and anchors short videos at GadgetsToUse.