How To Turn Windows Spotlight Lock Screen On or Off In Windows 10

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If you have spent significant amount of time with Windows 10 and have not turned off the lock screen, you probably have noticed the small “Like what you see?” text at the upper-right corner of the lock screen.

Clicking or tapping Like what you see text show two options: I want more and Not a fan. The Like what you see text appears if you have turned on Windows Spotlight feature for the lock screen in Windows 10.

If you have spent significant amount of time with Windows  How To Turn Windows Spotlight Lock Screen On or Off In Windows 10

What is Windows Spotlight?

Windows Spotlight is a new feature introduced with Windows 10. Windows Spotlight automatically sets exceptional pictures from Bing search as your lock screen background and lets you submit feedback about a specific background. As you can make out from the picture above, these pictures are truly beautiful.

Before the November Update or Threshold 2 update, this feature was exclusive to Home edition, but the feature is now available for both Windows 10 Pro and Home editions.

Before we tell you how to turn on or off Windows Spotlight feature, let’s see how the Windows Spotlight feature works, and why it shows Like what you see message on the lock screen.

As said at the beginning of this article, clicking “Like what you see?” text shows I want more and Not a fan options. Clicking the first option (I want more) will make Windows 10 show more similar of type of images in future.

If you have spent significant amount of time with Windows  How To Turn Windows Spotlight Lock Screen On or Off In Windows 10

That is, for instance, if you click I want to more option when the lock screen background picture was of nature, Windows 10 will show more pictures of nature on lock screen in the future. That said, it will occasionally show other types of pictures or pictures from other categories as well, but you can click Not a fan option if you like to stop Windows from displaying those kind of pictures on your lock screen.

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How to turn on or off Windows Spotlight feature

While if you love pictures showcased on the homepage of Bing search, you probably don’t want to turn off the Windows Spotlight feature. That said, if you prefer to set a picture captured by you as the lock screen background, you can turn off the Windows Spotlight feature by following directions mentioned below.

Step 1: Right-click on the desktop and then click Personalize to open Personalization category of Settings.

If you have spent significant amount of time with Windows  How To Turn Windows Spotlight Lock Screen On or Off In Windows 10

Step 2: Click Lock screen.

If you have spent significant amount of time with Windows  How To Turn Windows Spotlight Lock Screen On or Off In Windows 10

Step 3: Under Background section, select Picture or slideshow option from the drop-down box.

If you have spent significant amount of time with Windows  How To Turn Windows Spotlight Lock Screen On or Off In Windows 10

If you have chosen Picture option, to set a specific picture as lock screen background, click the Browse option (under Choose your picture section), and select the picture that you want to set as lock screen background.

If you have spent significant amount of time with Windows  How To Turn Windows Spotlight Lock Screen On or Off In Windows 10

And if you have chosen Slideshow option, you need click Add a folder and then select a folder containing your favorite pictures.

If you have spent significant amount of time with Windows  How To Turn Windows Spotlight Lock Screen On or Off In Windows 10

To know the location of these Windows Spotlight pictures, please refer to our how to save Windows Spotlight lock screen pictures guide.

Hope this helps!

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