how can I connect to a monitor and close my laptop ? My laptop is a Thinkpad E550


I would like to close my laptop after connecting to a monitor without the system going to sleep. Is there a way to do this ?


Hi John,

Thanks for contacting Plugable!

Yes, this setting can be changed in your operating system.

For Windows:…

For Mac:

For Linux (Ubuntu):…

Hope this helps! Let me know if you have any other questions.

Thank you,
Plugable Technologies