How to Enable or Disable Windows 10 Lock Screen

Windows 10 has a number of exclusive features. The functionality of the Windows 10 is almost perfect. There are some tweaks which you would like to know and try on your Windows 10 PC. One such tweak is to enable / disable Windows 10 lock screen.

The lock screen is the screen which appears in few conditions such as when you lock your PC, whenever your PC boots up, when you signed out or your PC remains idle for some time. Users can disable Windows 10 lock screen if they don’t feel comfortable while signing in frequently. We recommend you not to disable lock screen if you are using your PC professionally or you keep more confidential data in your computer because lock screen prevents unauthorized users to use your computer without your consent.

How to Enable or Disable Windows 10 Lock Screen

If you want to disable Windows 10 lock screen, follow the few simple steps mentioned below.

Open the Local Group Policy Editor by typing in the Windows search box and in the Local Group Policy Editor window click on the Computer Configuration option, appearing on the left pane.

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Now click on Administrative Templates and then click on Control Panel.

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Personalization option will appear, double click on it.

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In the right pane of the window, the list of setting options will appear. Just double click on “Do not display the lock screen”.

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Finally select Enabled toggle option to disable Windows 10 lock screen. This option is set to Not Configured by default. Click OK to apply the changes and close the settings window.

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If you want to reverse this action, then follow the same process and click on Disable or Not Configured as per your preference.

Note that the authorization to disable Windows 10 lock screen is not available in Home addition of Microsoft Windows.

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