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