How can I use Steam Big Picture on my secondary monitor?

My primary monitor is a standard computer monitor, while my TV is connected via HDMI as a secondary monitor. I just installed the Steam beta and wanted to try out the new Big Picture mode, but to my dissapointment it opened on my primary display not on my TV.

Is there any way to make Steam open the Big Picture mode on the secondary monitor?

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  • 3 Solutions collect form web for “How can I use Steam Big Picture on my secondary monitor?”

    You can switch Steam Big Picture to your secondary display and back using:

    Windows+Shift+ /

    But this will only work if the primary and secondary display have the same resolution.

    Under settings/Display Settings you can change your target monitor on a drop down list.

    On Linux, Steam Big Picture always goes to the primary monitor. You can select which monitor is the primary one using xrandr or arandr or Display Settings.

    Source: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=207721

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