Hide / Show Username and Email from Windows 11 Lock Screen

By default, Windows 11 doesn’t show your name or your email address on the lock screen, where you enter your PIN to login. However, if you would like these information to be displayed on the lock screen, it is very easy to set it up. Read on, to learn how to enable or disable account details information on your Windows 11 lock screen.


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How to Show Account Details on Windows 11 Lock Screen

Step 1: Firstly, click on the Start icon in the taskbar.

 

1 Start Icon

 

Step 2: From the options, click on Settings option.

 


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2 Settings

 

Step 3: As next, in the left window pane, click on Accounts option and in the right window pane, click on Sign-in options.

 

3 Signin Options

 

Step 4: Now, to show account details such as your name and your email id on the sign-in or the lock screen, simply turn on the toggle button corresponding to the option

Show account details such as my email address on the sign-in screen

 

4 Enable Signininfo

 

How To Hide Account Details from Windows 11 Lock Screen

Disabling the account details on the sign-in screen is very easy. You just need to turn the toggle button off for

Show account details such as my email address on the sign-in screen

 

5 Disable Signininfo

 

You can now check whether your new settings are working or not in your Windows 11 lock screen.

Alternative Method : – Using Group Policy editor

1 – Search GPEDIT.MSC in Windows search box in taskbar and then click on the search result to open Group Policy editor

2 -Now, Go to Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options

 

Gpedit Do Not Display Min

3 – Now, in the right side Double click on Interactive Logon: Display User information when the session is locked

4 – Now, select Do not display user information from the dropdown and click on Apply.

Do Not Display User Info Min


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5 – Similarly , Double click on Interactive logon: Don’t display username at sign-in

 

Do Not Display Username Gpedit Min

 

6 -Choose Enabled and click on Apply.

7 –Restart PC.

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