Your awesome stock of images can be used as the Desktop backgrounds or Lock Screen in the latest Windows 10 operating system. But there are users who don’t like the concept of the Lock Screen. To unlock it is again a process in itself and may be due to this reason, some users avoid the Lock Screen concept. By default, Windows 10 does not provide any method to Turn Off Windows 10 Lock Screen. This article will help those who want to Disable or Turn Off Windows 10 Lock Screen. There are two processes applying any one will help you in this work. Both the processes that we will explain today have to be done by dint of Group Policy Editor and Registry Editor.
How to Disable or Turn Off Windows 10 Lock Screen
As mentioned earlier there are two ways through which you can disable the Windows 10 Lock Screen. The two methods are –
- Registry Editor
- Local Group Policy Editor
Lets’ see the detail process of each of the methods separately.
- To open the Registry Editor, first you have to open the Run Command.
- And to do so jointly press Windows and R keys on your keyboard.
- Type regedit on the text field provided.
- Click Ok to go to the next step.
- A User Account Control will prompt up asking for your permission.
- Click Yes and allow the Registry Editor to appear on your screen.
- Now you have to navigate the path below to do the changes –
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Policies \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Personalization
- Now on the right pane of the Personalization key, create a new DWORD value. If Personalization is not present create it manually.
- To do so go to the right pane and right click on the empty area.
- Select the option DWORD.
- And name it as NoLockScreen.
- Double click it and under the Edit DWORD Value window set its value as 1.
- Click Ok to save the changes.
- Exit from the Registry Editor.
- Restart the system.
- Lock Screen will be totally disabled now.
Local Group Policy Editor
- Open the Run Command window using the shortcut keys as mentioned above.
- Type gpedit.msc in the command field and click Ok to proceed.
- Local Group Policy Editor window is now in front of you.
- Follow this path –
Computer Configuration \ Administrative Templates \ Control Panel \ Personalization
- Now on the right pane you can see an option which says Do not display the lock screen.
- Double click that option.
- set situation as Enabled.
- Click Apply and then Ok and discard the Local Group Policy Editor.
- Restart the system to see the effects.