How to disable lock screen on Windows 10 – Specific Steps

That means to go straight to the Windows 10 password prompt (if applicable) with no lock screen.

The lock screen is a pretty, also informative design for Windows 10 login screen that does not serve much of any purpose. To dismiss it, you only need a click or a swipe and a drag. But if you would like to disable it on Windows 10, follow our instructions below.

Steps to disable the lock screen on Windows 10

If it is the latest April Update of Windows 10 Home edition on your PC, then the best way to disable the lock screen is to add a new registry key. There are a few steps involved, by following which you will soon know how to turn off the Windows lock screen for good.

A little heads-up: Altering the Windows registry mistakenly could bring dramatic effects on the way the system operates, so the process should not be light. If you are not quite sure about the changes you are going to make, consult a professional.

1. Type “regedit” into the search bar, and select the corresponding result to open the Registry Editor.
2. When you are asked whether to allow the app to make changes to your device, Click Yes.
3. Double-click HKEY_LOCAL MACHINE from the left-hand menu.
4. Double-click SOFTWARE.
5. Double-click Policies.
6. Double-click Microsoft.
7. Right0click Windows.
8. Select New, then Key from the drop-down menu.
9. Name it Personalization.
10. Select the registry key that you just created. Right-click in the right-hand window pane, select New, and select DWORD (32-bit) Value.
11. Rename the “New Value #1” DWORD you just created as NoLockScreen. Regedit should automatically select the entry’s name for customizing. If not, right-click it and select Rename.
12. Double-click NoLockScreen.
13. In the Value data field, type 1.

Tip: To see if the change you just made has taken effect, press and hold Windows key + L to lock your PC. If you are taken straight to the login screen instead of the lock screen, then you have successfully turned off the Windows 10 lock screen.


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