How to Enable or Disable Lock Screen Background Picture on Sign-in Screen in Windows 11?

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 Windows + I keys from the keyboard to open the Settings app.

Step 2. When Windows Settings opens, select the Personalization category from the left sidebar.

Step 3. Then, select the Lock screen tab on the right sidebar of Personalization.

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.

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