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


If you are using for a while now you must have noticed that if you have not turned off the , you probably have seen “Like what you see?” text at the upper right corner of the screen. Clicking or tapping it takes it to further two options. This message appears if you have turned on Spotlight feature for the lock screen in Windows 10.


What is Windows Spotlight?

Windows spotlight is a new feature introduced in Windows 10 which automatically sets exceptional quality images as lock screen background.

The feature was at fist only available on the Home Edition but after the November its now available on both Pro and Home editions.


By clicking on the “Like what you see?” it will display two options which are I want more and Not a fan. Clicking I want more will display similar images in the future which will be of the same genre as the image being shown that very moment. If you click not a fan then Windows will not show those kind of images in the future.

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.


Step 2: Click Lock screen.


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


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.


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

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