Personalization Enable or Disable Facts, Tips, and Tricks on Lock Screen in Windows 11


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The lock screen is the screen you see at startup and when you lock the computer (Win+L). You will need to dismiss the lock screen to to see the sign-in screen and sign in to Windows.

Users can change their lock screen background to Windows Spotlight, a picture, or a slideshow by default.

When you select to use picture or slideshow as your lock screen background, you can select to Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen for your account in Windows 11.


Contents

  • Option One: Turn On or Off "Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen" in Settings
  • Option Two: Turn On or Off "Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen" using REG file


EXAMPLE: Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen

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Option One

Turn On or Off "Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen" in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Personalization on the left side, and click/tap on Lock screen on the right side. (see screenshot below)


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3 Check (on - default) or uncheck (off) Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen for what you want. (see screenshot below)

The Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen setting is only available when you have a picture or slideshow set as your lock screen background.


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4 You can now close Settings if you like.




Option Two

Turn On or Off "Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen" using REG file


1 Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.

2 Turn on "Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen"

This is the default setting.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_ON_Get_fun_facts_tips_and_more_on_lock_screen.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager]
"RotatingLockScreenOverlayEnabled"=dword:00000001
"SubscribedContent-338387Enabled"=dword:00000001

3 Turn off "Get fun facts, tips, tricks, and more on your lock screen"

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_OFF_Get_fun_facts_tips_and_more_on_lock_screen.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager]
"RotatingLockScreenOverlayEnabled"=dword:00000000
"SubscribedContent-338387Enabled"=dword:00000000

4 Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 You could now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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