Article ID : 00057055 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018

How to change the wallpaper background of the screen that is displayed when the computer is locked.

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Follow these steps to change the Lock screen wallpaper background.

  1. Point to (but do not click) the lower-right or top-right corner of the screen, and then click to select the Settings charm.

    NOTE: The Windows Logo + I key combination will also take you to the Settings screen.

  2. In the Settings screen, in the lower-right corner, click Change PC settings.
  3. In the PC Settings screen, click Lock screen.
  4. In the Lock screen preview screen, click one of the displayed image options or click the Browse button to use an other picture saved in the computer.

NOTE: If desired, you can click the button to play a slide show on the lock screen using images stored on the computer.