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How to customize the lock screen in Windows 11


Windows 11, which was officially launched on October 5th, comes with default lock screen widgets, which include a background image.

However, you can change the pre-selected image and customize other elements on the screen to your liking.

Customize the lock screen in Windows 11

lets you System Windows 11 Customize the lock screen to your liking, and you can choose a slideshow method or your own picture.

To do this, follow these steps:

  • Right-click on the taskbar and select Settings from the menu that appears.
  • On the Settings screen, tap on the Personalization option on the left side.
  • Select the Lock screen option on the right side of the screen.

  • On the Lock screen settings screen you have three main options, Lock screen customization, which allows you to set a custom photo or slideshow as your lock screen wallpaper.
    Or lock screen status which shows different widgets on the lock screen. And the option to disable the lock screen image on the login screen.

How to customize the lock screen in Windows 11

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  • To change the lock screen background image, click the dropdown menu next to the Customize lock screen option, and choose either an image or a slideshow.
  • If you select Slide Show, you can browse for a folder full of pictures you want to use, and Windows 11 automatically switches them over time.
    If you choose an image, you can select an image from the list of thumbnails. Or click Browse Photos and choose a photo from your computer’s photo album.
  • If you don’t want to see tips and data from Microsoft on your lock screen, uncheck the box next to Get facts and tips on your lock screen.

  • Tap the drop-down menu next to the Lock screen status option. and choosing an app to show its detailed status on the lock screen, such as the number of unread emails you have or the weather.

How to customize the lock screen in Windows 11

  • And if you don’t want to see the lock screen background image on the Windows 11 login screen, toggle the button next to the Show lock screen background image on login screen option to the off position.
  • To see the changes you have made, press the Windows logo + L keys on your keyboard.

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