How to Edit Stickers on Windows 11 Desktop

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This summary discusses the steps for editing stickers on the Windows 11 desktop, a new feature not enabled by default. To edit enabled stickers, users should access the context menu, select ‘Add or edit stickers,’ adjust size and position, and close the sticker editor. Alternatively, users may use the Settings app to launch the sticker…

This article describes steps one can take to edit stickers on the desktop in Windows 11.

Desktop Stickers is a hidden new feature in Windows 11 that isn’t enabled and unavailable for users to use by default. Now, one must dig deeper into the Windows registry to enable it, which is not recommended.

With desktop stickers, users can place stickers on their desktop and remain there even if the desktop wallpaper is switched or replaced.

If you did enable stickers and are using them on your desktop, the steps below show you how to edit them, including resizing, moving, and replacing them.

Edit stickers on your desktop in Windows 11

As mentioned above, stickers are not ready for use in Windows, and one must dig deeper into the Windows registry to enable it, which is not recommended.

If you did enable stickers, here is how to edit them.

Adding and editing stickers use the same command on the context menu. To do that, right-click on a blank area of your desktop, then select Add or edit stickers.

windows add and edit stickers on desktop
Windows add and edit stickers on the desktop.

Once you do that, you can add more stickers using the button on the stickers pane.

windows add and edit stickers on desktop pane
Windows add and edit stickers on the desktop pane.

Hover over or click on a sticker on your desktop to edit it. Selecting an existing sticker allows you to

  • Drag the border dots to resize the sticker to be smaller or larger.
  • Drag and drop the sticker where you want it on your desktop.
edit desktop stickers in windows
Edit desktop stickers in windows.

When you are done editing, click on the Close (X) button on the toolbar to close the sticker editor

windows add and edit stickers on desktop close
windows. Add and edit stickers on the desktop close

You can also use the Settings app to launch the sticker’s editor. Go to Start > Settings > Personalization > Background.

Click on the Choose stickers for your wallpaper tile and click on Add stickers button.

windows desktop sitckers in settings app
windows desktop stickers in the settings app

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to edit stickers on your desktop in Windows 11. Please use the comment form below if you find any errors above or have something to add.

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