How to Disable Lock Screen in Windows 10

In this post you will see:

How to open the lock screen settings in Windows 10

Follow one of the following ways to open the lock screen settings in Windows 10.

Method #1Open Settings. Click “Personalization.” Click “Lock screen” in the left sidebar.

Method #2 – Launch the Start menu. Type lock screen. Click “Lock screen settings” in the search results.

Method #3 – Start Run. Type ms-settings:lockscreen in it and then press the “Enter” key.

You can use the above command in upcoming programs: Task Manager (Hit File > Run new task option to use the command), address toolbar, and address bar of File Explorer.

You can also use the command start ms-settings:lockscreen in the Command Prompt or PowerShell to start the personalization settings.

How to create a shortcut of lock screen settings in Windows 10

Follow these steps to create a lock screen settings shortcut on your Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer.

Right-click on the empty area of the Desktop or File Explorer. Move the mouse over “New” in the context menu and press “Shortcut.”

Enter ms-settings:lockscreen in the “Create Shortcut” pop-up. Click the “Next” button. Specify the shortcut name if you don’t like the suggested one. Click the “Finish” button.

How to disable the lock screen in Windows 10

Follow the steps below to disable the lock screen on Windows 10.

Launch the Registry Editor. Get a backup of the Registry before proceeding.

Expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Policies > Microsoft. Right-click on the “Windows.” Select New > Key.

Enter the name as Personalization and then hit the “Enter” key. Right-click on the blank area in the right pane and then select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Enter the name as NoLockScreen and then press the “Enter” key. Double-click on the DWORD and enter 1 in the “Value data” field. Press the “Ok” button.

Note: To activate the lock screen, remove the “Personalization” key or change the value of DWORD to 0.