Windows 10: Changing the lock screen background

Discus and support Changing the lock screen background in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I have just bought a new HP laptop with Windows 10. I am trying to change the lock screen but the box to choose an image is greyed out and I have a red... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by GordonM450, Jan 24, 2020.

  1. Changing the lock screen background


    I have just bought a new HP laptop with Windows 10. I am trying to change the lock screen but the box to choose an image is greyed out and I have a red message saying 'some of these settings are hidden or managed by your organisation.' This is weird as this is my personal computer and not linked to any organisation. How can I fix this?

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    GordonM450, Jan 24, 2020
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  2. Lock screen background keep changing

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community, we appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

    As per the description I understand your concern about lock screen background, we will help you with this issue.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps to personalize the lock screen and check if it helps:

    Change your lock screen background:

    • Right click on Desktop, click on Personalization, and on
      Lock screen in the left pane.
    • Here, under Background (click on the drop down arrow) you will see
      Windows spotlight, Picture, Slideshow.
    • Select Windows Spotlight, lock the screen (Press Windows key + L) and check if it helps.
    • Also, you can select Picture, Choose your picture, lock the screen and check if the issue persists.

    For more information refer: Personalize your lock screen

    Hope it helps. Reply to the post with an updated status of this issue, we will be happy to help you.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Jan 24, 2020
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  3. Nikhar_K Win User
    Lock Screen keeps changing

    Hi,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    Windows Spotlight picks the photos from Bing and displays them in the lock screen. I understand that you have set a picture and it is getting changed automatically.

    I suggest you to follow the steps to select the Picture that you want to be displayed on the lock screen. Please follow the steps mentioned below to set a Picture to lock screen:

    1. Press and hold Windows + I key on the keyboard to open settings.
    2. Click on Personalization.
    3. Click on Lock screen.
    4. Click on the drop down under Background and select
      Picture.
    5. Click on Browse and select the picture that you want to set.

    Hope it helps.

    Please reply with the status of the issue, we will be glad to help you further.

    Nikhar Khare

    Microsoft Community - Moderator
     
    Nikhar_K, Jan 24, 2020
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  4. Changing the lock screen background

    How to change sign-in screen (NOT lock screen) background?

    Yes you can change the sign-in screen background.

    Change the Login Screen Background on Windows 10.

    Follow these simple steps below together with these screenshots

    from this guide
    .

    Step 1: Head over to your Settings and then
    Personalization.

    Step 2: Once you’re here select the Lock screen tab and enable the
    Show lock screen background picture on the sign-in screen option.

    If you want to change the background of your sign in screen then you can do that.

    All you have to is just:

    Step 1: Do you see that Windows Spotlight option? Yeah that gives you all the spectacular background images from various beautiful places in the world.

    You can also select Picture or Slideshow if you want your own family photos, or pictures that you simply want to cherish each day by using it as your background on your Windows 10.

    Do note that the image that you select here will appear as both your lock screen background and your sign in background.

    If you instead want to go with a flat color rather than a background image itself then follow these simple steps:

    Step 1: Go ahead and disable the Show lock screen background picture on the sign in screen.

    Step 2: Once you have done that, head over to your Settings, then
    Personalization, and then finally Colors.

    You can try and experiment with these three options and see what you like. Changing the lock screen background :)

    Let me know how it goes.

    Source: 2 Simple Steps to Change the Login Screen Background on Windows 10 - Saint
     
    jakekovoor, Jan 24, 2020
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