By default, after starting your computer, you see a lock screen background picture before the sign-in screen that you need to dismiss, and then you can log in to Windows. Also, when your Windows 11 PC is locked, you’ll see a lock screen with a background image.
When you start your computer and press the lock screen background image, it blurs, and then you see a sign-in screen. If you wish, you can enable or disable this lock screen background picture on the sign-in screen in Windows 11. When you disable this background image on the sign-in screen, you will see just a black background instead of an image.
How to Turn On/Off Lock Screen Background Picture on Sign-in Screen in Windows 11?
To enable or disable the lock screen background picture on the sign-in screen in Windows 11, do the following:-
Step 1. Press
Step 2. When Windows Settings opens, select the
Step 3. Then, select the
Step 4. Next, scroll down to the bottom to see the option, “Show the lock screen background picture on the sign-in screen.” Use the toggle switch to turn it On/Off according to your need.
When this option is turned off, you will have a black background on the sign-in screen. If you enable this option, you will see a lock screen background picture.
How to Enable or Disable Lock Screen Background on Sign-in Screen using Registry Editor?
To turn on or off the Lock Screen background on the Sign-in screen using Registry Editor, do the following:-
Step 1. Open Registry Editor.
Step 2. When the Registry Editor window appears on your computer, navigate to the following path in the left sidebar:-
Step 3. Then, right-click on the
Step 4. Next, name the newly created REG_DWORD as
Step 5. Now, double-click on the
Step 6. Restart your Windows 11 machine.
Once you complete the above steps, Windows 11 will no longer have the background picture on the sign-in screen.
To display the background picture on the sign-in screen, open the Registry Editor and navigate to the following path:-
On the right side of System folder, right-click on the