How to Turn On or Off the Device Setup Completion Prompt in Windows 11

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The piece provides steps to control the visibility of the “Let’s finish setting up your device” window in Windows 11, prompted after upgrades. Users can do this through the Settings app by adjusting Notification settings or by altering the Windows Registry. The window aims to connect your device to Microsoft services for improved work efficiency…

This article describes the steps to enable or disable the “Let’s finish setting up your device” window in Windows 11.

Windows may occasionally show a window, typically after an upgrade, with the message “Let’s finish setting up your device” when you sign in. Below, it also tells you that your device needs to connect to a few more Microsoft services to help you work easily and securely…..

This window will appear more frequently for devices enrolled in the Windows Insider Preview program or devices configured to receive pre-lease versions of Windows.

If you don’t always want to have to see this window, you can turn it off. However, by default, it will be displayed every time.

Please turn off or on Let’s finish setting up your device using the Settings app

As described above, Windows may occasionally show a window after an upgrade with the message “Let’s finish setting up your device” when you sign in.

Below is how to enable or disable it in Windows 11.

First, open the Windows Settings app.

You can access the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting Settings. You can also press the keyboard shortcut (Windows key + I) to launch the Settings app.

windows 11 new settings button
windows 11 new settings button

When the Settings app opens, click the System button on the left.

system button in windows settings app
System button in the windows settings app

On the right, click the Notification tile to expand.

windows 11 system notifications tile
Windows 11 system notifications tile

Select the Advanced settings tile on the System -> Notification settings pane to expand.

windows notifications advanced settings
Windows notifications advanced settings.

On the System -> Notifications -> Advanced settings expand tile, check to enable and uncheck to disable the tile “Suggest ways to get the most out of Windows and finish setting up this device.”

Users may see “Off suggestions on how I can set up my device on some Windows devices.”

windows suggest ways to get the most out of windows
windows suggest ways to get the most out of windows

Close the Settings app.

Show or hide the Let’s finish setting up your device window via the registry.

Alternatively, users can use the Windows registry to show or hide the window in Windows 11.

First, open the Windows Registry, and navigate to the folder key path listed below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\UserProfileEngagement

If you don’t see the UserProfileEngagement folder key, right-click on the CurrentVersion parent key, then create the subkey (UserProfileEngagement) folder.

windows let finish setting up your device registry
windows let you finish setting up your device registry

Right-click on the right pane of the UserProfileEngagement folder key and select New -> DWORD (32-bit) Value. Type a new key named ScoobeSystemSettingEnabled.

Double-click the new value name (ScoobeSystemSettingEnabled) and enter the Value data of 0 to disable showing the window when signing in.

Value data of 1 will enable and show the window when signing in.

windows let finish setting up your device registry value data
windows let you finish setting up your device registry value data

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to show or hide the “Let’s finish setting up your device” window in Windows 11. Please use the comment form below if you find any errors above or have something to add.

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