How to Disable the Lock Screen in Windows 10

How to Disable the Lock Screen in Windows 10
Lock Screen in Windows 10 is the screen that appears and showing you with a nice image every time when you start your computer or entering the sleep mode. You’ll need to tap, click or swipe on the lock screen before you could go to the actual login screen or the contents of your computer. Basically, the lock screen does not serve any additional security purpose and most of the time it will slow you down from going in your computer. Based on my personal experience, sometimes my computer will be stuck on this lock screen and there is no way for me to go beyond this screen. Fortunately, there is a way to disable this screen since the Windows 10 April update. So, if you are like me, finding this lock screen annoying, you can refer to the guides below for how to disable the lock screen in Windows 10.

In order to disable the lock screen in Windows 10, we’ll have to make some changes to the Registry. This method is the easiest and will work with all editions of Windows 10.

1. Press on the Windows key + R to open the Run

2. Type Regedit and click on the OK button

3. Click on the Yes button when it prompts whether you would like to allow this app to make changes to your device

4. The Registry Editor shall then appear. Double-click on the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE on the left panel to expand it.

5. Double-click to expand Software, Policies, Microsoft

6. Right-click on Windows and select New, Key

7. Name the Key as Personalization and hit Enter

8. Right-click on the Personalization folder and select New, DWORD (32-bit). Rename this item as NoLockScreen.
DWORD (32-bit)

9. Double-click on NoLockScreen and set the value data to 1.
No Lock Screen

10. Click on the OK button and close the Registry Editor

11. Restart your computer to apply the changes

When you restart your computer, you shall notice that the lock screen is no longer appearing. Also, if you have the sleep mode enabled, you won’t be seeing this lock screen anymore.