Lenovo Monitor Menu is Locked

Recently I was trying to adjust the brightness of my Lenovo monitor. But I was continuously getting an error message that the Lenovo monitor’s “menu is locked”. The buttons on my Lenovo monitor were not working due to this message. So I searched online and found that many Lenovo users are getting this error and this issue can easily be fixed. In this post, I’m going to share how to fix the Lenovo monitor that says the menu is locked.

How to fix the Lenovo monitor menu is locked issue?

You can easily fix the Lenovo monitor menu is locked issue by pressing and holding the menu button or by restarting/power cycling your monitor. If that doesn’t help then reset your Lenovo monitor. Below we’ve provided a detailed guide on how to perform these troubleshooting steps.

Fix the “menu is locked” issue

If your Lenovo monitor is saying “menu is locked” and other buttons are not working, then you can follow the steps below.

  1. Locate the menu button from the front side of the Lenovo monitor.
  2. Press and hold the menu button for 10-15 seconds.

Now the Lenovo monitor “menu is locked” message will disappear from the screen.

Method2: Unlock the Lenovo monitor menu locked

On some Lenovo the process of unlocking the Lenovo monitor osd menu is different. The process is mentioned below.

  1. Locate the return ↵button on your Lenovo monitor.
  2. Now press and hold the return button for 10-15 seconds.

Now the “menu is locked” notification will disappear from the screen.

Restart Your Lenovo Monitor

If you are still facing “menu is locked” issue then try power cycle or restarting your Lenovo monitor.

  1. Turn off the Lenovo monitor.
  2. Unplug the Lenovo monitor from the power socket.
  3. Wait for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Plug in and turn it on.

Check if the Lenovo monitor is still stuck in “menu is locked” message.

Lenovo Monitor Keeps Saying “menu is locked” and “menu is unlocked”

During my research, I found that some people are saying that their Lenovo monitor is continuously saying “menu is locked and the menu is unlocked”. I did some research and found that this happens when the menu or return button on your Lenovo monitor is stuck. To fix this problem, check if the menu or return button is stuck. If yes, then try unsticking the menu button. After that the fixing the problem you were facing will be fixed.

Reset Your Lenovo Monitor

If your Lenovo monitor is getting stuck in ‘’menu is locked” issue, then try factory resetting your Lenovo. First of all, follow the steps above to get your Lenovo monitor out of menu is locked option. Then follow the steps below.

  1. Press the menu button on your Lenovo monitor.
  2. Now select options.
  3. Now select factory defaults.

After factory reset your Lenovo monitor “menu is locked” problem will be resolved.

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