How to change lock screen wallpaper on Windows 11

On Windows 11, the lock screen usually comes with a Windows spotlight feature that changes wallpaper every time you start your PC. 

Although the wallpapers in Windows spotlight are pretty but in most cases, we prefer our custom wallpapers rather than the system’s default ones. Luckily, you can configure this feature to show a custom image or a collection of pictures.

In this guide, we will show you how to change the Lock screen background using a custom image or set a slideshow to rotate multiple pictures on Windows 11.

How to change lock screen wallpaper on Windows 11

Here is how to change the lock screen wallpaper on Windows 11

  1. Right-click on Start > click on Settings.How to change lock screen wallpaper on Windows 11 1
  2. Click on Personalization on the left pane > click the Lock screen tab.How to change lock screen wallpaper on Windows 11_2
  3. In the “Personalize your lock screen” setting, select the Picture option.How to change lock screen wallpaper on Windows 11_3
  4. Click the Browse photos button.How to change lock screen wallpaper on Windows 11_4
  5. Select the image to use as a background in the Windows 11 Lock screen > click the Choose picture button.How to change lock screen wallpaper on Windows 11_5
  6. When done, the lock screen will apply the settings and show the new background image.

How to change the lock screen with the slideshow

Remember the Slideshow option will let you choose multiple images to become part of a collection of rotating pictures.

  1. Right-click on Start > click on Settings.How to change lock screen wallpaper on Windows 11 1
  2. Click on Personalization on the left pane > click the Lock screen tab.How to change lock screen wallpaper on Windows 11_2
  3. In the “Personalize your lock screen” setting, select the Slideshow option.How to change lock screen wallpaper on Windows 11_6
  4. Click the Browse button.How to change lock screen wallpaper on Windows 11_7
  5. Select the folder with the images to rotate in the lock screen > click the Choose this folder button.How to change lock screen wallpaper on Windows 11_8
  6. When done, the Windows 11 lock screen will show and rotate the images from the folder you chose.

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    I'm a passionate tech enthusiast here to break down the latest trends, gadgets, and software. Whether you're a seasoned programmer or just curious about the digital world, I aim to deliver insightful articles that are both informative and engaging.

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I'm a passionate tech enthusiast here to break down the latest trends, gadgets, and software. Whether you're a seasoned programmer or just curious about the digital world, I aim to deliver insightful articles that are both informative and engaging.