Windows 10: Why is Windows changing my lock screen?

Discus and support Why is Windows changing my lock screen? in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I have my lock screen set as something. Then today, out of nowhere, my lock screen changes to some god knows image of a bunch of dudes in jackets. I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by DairyProducts, Oct 22, 2020.

  1. Why is Windows changing my lock screen?


    I have my lock screen set as something. Then today, out of nowhere, my lock screen changes to some god knows image of a bunch of dudes in jackets. I never downloaded or even saw this image, so why is it my lock screen?


    I reset my lock screen but a couple hours later it changed back to this image. How can i find this image's location so I can delete this?

    :)
     
    DairyProducts, Oct 22, 2020
    #1
  2. 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, Oct 22, 2020
    #2
  3. unable to change the lock screen Wallpaper.

    Hi,

    I appreciate if you could answer few questions to narrow down to the issue.


    • What is the exact issue that you are facing?

    • Are you facing issues while trying to change the lock screen Wallpaper?

    • Are you not able to choose the directory where the wallpapers has been saved?
    As an initial troubleshooting step, I suggest you to restart the computer and check if you are able to successfully change the lock screen wallpaper.


    • From Desktop, right click and select
      Personalize
      .

    • In Personalization window, click on
      Lock Screen
      in the left pane.

    • And choose wallpaper you would like to apply for the lock screen by choosing the browse option.

    • Close the Personalization window.
    If the issue still persists, please do reply with the required information. We will be glad to assist you.

    Thank you.
     
    Krishna Prasobh V, Oct 22, 2020
    #3
  4. Why is Windows changing my lock screen?

    change the lock screen password

    Hi Eric,

    Let us resolve you concern regarding on how you can change your lock screen password. We suggest that you follow the steps below:

    • Press the Windows key; then, select Settings.
    • Click Accounts; then, Sign-In Options.
    • Tap the Change button in the Password section.
    • Re-enter your password; then, create a new password.

    We would appreciate it if you could get back to us and provide us your feedback.
     
    Michael Gall, Oct 22, 2020
    #4
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