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How to turn off Windows 10 desktop background image?


Windows 10 Background Image Settings page is where you can set some beautiful wallpaper backgrounds for your system desktop. But, as an IT administrator, you may like to disable this page so that user won't be able to set/change desktop background.

 

In this quick tip we will learn how to completely turn off (disable) the desktop background settings page in Windows 10.

 

Here's how to turn off Windows 10 desktop background image

 

As an IT administrator, in case you would like to turn off (disable) the Windows 10 desktop background image, follow the below mentioned steps:

  1. Open the Windows 10 Settings app.
  2. Click on the Ease of Access tile as shown in the following screenshot:

 

Open the Windows 10 Ease of Access settings page

 

  1. Navigate to the Display tab of the Ease of Access settings page.
  2. In the right-side pane, scroll down to the section labeled Show desktop background image, as shown in the following screenshot:

 

Turn off the desktop background image

 

  1. Toggle off the switch under the Show desktop background image and you will immediately see that the wallpaper has been removed from your desktop and a solid color has been applied:

 

Windows 10 desktop background image turned off

 

That's all! Now if you navigate to the Personalization | Background settings page, you can see that the page has been turned off with the following message: Your background is currently turned off by Ease of Access settings. In case you would like to turn on again, just follow the same steps mentioned above and toggle on the switch.

 

Windows 10 desktop background image disabled

 

 


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