How to Disable Fun Facts, Tips, and Tricks on the Lock Screen in Windows 11?

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You see a lock screen on Windows 11 machine when you start your PC or manually lock the computer using the Windows + L keyboard shortcut. After clicking the lock screen, you see a sign-in screen where you use your fingerprint/password to sign in to your Windows PC.

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Windows 11 allows users to change the lock screen background to Windows Spotlight, a picture, or a slideshow. If you choose to use a picture or slideshow as your lock screen background, you will find the option to “Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen.”

In this gearupwindows article, we will guide you on enabling and disabling the “Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen” on Windows 11 lock screen.

How to Enable or Disable the Fun Facts, Tips, Tricks, and More on your Windows 11 Lock Screen using Settings?

To turn on or off the Fun Facts, Tips, Tricks, and more on your Windows 11 Lock Screen using the Settings app, use these steps:-

Step 1. First, open Settings.

To do that, you can use the Windows + I shortcut keys on the keyboard. Or, right-click the Start button at the taskbar and select the Settings option in the pop-up menu.

Step 2. Next, select Personalization in the left sidebar of the Settings window.

Step 3. After that, click the Lock screen tile on the right-side pane.

Step 4. On the Lock Screen settings page, use the drop-down “Personalize your lock screen” and choose either Picture or Slideshow.

Step 5. When you select “Picture” or “Slideshow,” a new checkbox “Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen” will appear. Uncheck this option to disable the feature.

To enable the future again, repeat the above steps in step 5 above, check the option “Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen.”

How to Show or Hide the Fun Facts, Tips, Tricks, and More on your Windows 11 Lock Screen through Registry Editor?

To enable or disable the Fun Facts, Tips, Tricks, and More on your Windows 11 Lock Screen through Registry Editor, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Open Registry Editor.

Step 2. Then, browse or navigate to the following key in the left sidebar of Registry Editor:-

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager

Step 3. Next, right-click on the ContentDeliveryManager folder in the left side and select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Step 4. Name the newly created REG_DWORD as SubscribedContent-338387Enabled.

Step 5. Now, double-click on the SubscribedContent-338387Enabled REG_DWORD and set its “Value data” to the following:-

  • 0: Disables Fun Facts, Tips, and Tricks on the Lock Screen.
  • 1: Enables Fun Facts, Tips, and Tricks on the Lock Screen.

Step 6. Click OK.

Step 7. Similarly, double-click on RotatingLockScreenEnabled REG_DWORD and set its “Value data” to the following:-

  • 0: To disable ads.
  • 1: To enable ads.

Step 8. Click the OK button.

Step 9. At last, double-click on the RotatingLockScreenOverlayEnabled REG_DWORD and set its “Value data” to the following:-

  • 0: To disable ads.
  • 1: To enable ads.

Step 10. Click the OK button.

Step 11. Finally, restart your computer to apply the changes.

Once you complete the above steps, depending upon your setting, Windows 11 will display or hide Fun Facts, Tips, and Tricks on the Lock Screen.

That’s it.

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