This post describes steps one can take to enable or disable Lock screen in Windows 11.
The lock screen is the screen or curtain you see when you turn on your computer before the sign in screen. It is also displayed once your computer is locked after you stepped away or press the Windows key + L.
In order to sign into your account, you must dismiss the lock screen by either pressing a key on your keyboard or swiping up on the lock screen (curtain) show the sign in screen.
If you prefer not to show the lock screen when you start up your computer or lock it, you can disable it and show the sign in screen only.
The steps below show you how to do that.
How to disable or enable the lock screen in Windows 11
As mentioned above, the lock screen is the screen or curtain you see when you turn on your computer before the sign in screen. It also displays once your computer is locked (Windows key + L).
If you prefer not to show the lock screen, the steps below show you how to disable it.
Open Local Group Policy Editor by clicking on the Start Menu and searching for Edit group policy as highlighted below.
Under Best match, select Edit group policy to launch Local Group Policy Editor.
In the left pane of Local Group Policy Editor, expand the tree:
Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Control Panel > Personalization
In the Personalization details pane on the right, locate and double-click the setting Do not display the lock screen.
In the Do no display the lock screen setting window, set the option to Enabled or Disabled.
Close Local Group Policy Editor.
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