How to Remove Stickers from Desktop in Windows 11

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The article provides guidance on how to delete or remove desktop stickers (a non-default feature requiring enabling through the Windows registry) in Windows 11. The process involves a context menu command and sticker editor accessible via right-click on the desktop or Settings app. Instructions on adding/editing stickers are also covered.

This article describes steps one can take to remove stickers from 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 remove them from the desktop.

Remove 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 enabled stickers, here is how to remove or disable 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.

Hover over or click on a sticker on your desktop that you want to remove or delete. Then click the Delete button to remove it.

windows delete stickers on desktop
Windows delete stickers on the desktop.

Click on the Close (X) button on the toolbar to close the sticker editor when you are done.

close sticker editor on desktop windows
close sticker editor on desktop windows

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 delete or remove 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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