How To Remove Wallpaper History On Windows 10 / 11

Most of them change their Windows wallpaper frequently. The history of all the changed wallpapers will be displayed in Windows settings under choose your picture. In case a user wants to delete the history, there are no options on the Windows settings page to do so. But there is a way to delete the history. In this article, we will see how to remove the wallpaper history On Windows 10.


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How to View your Wallpaper history

Step 1: Open windows settings using Windows + I keys together

Step 2: Click on Personalization

 

Personalization

 

Step 3: By default, the background page will appear, under choose your picture you can see the previous five used wallpapers


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Choose Picture

How To Remove The Wallpaper History In Windows 10

 

Step 1: Open the run prompt using Windows + R keys together

Step 2: Type regedit.exe in the run prompt and hit enter

 

Registry

 

Step 3: A user account control window will open, click on yes

Step 4: Navigate to the below location in the windows registry

Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Wallpapers

Step 5: On the right side there are five background history paths named as below.

BackgroundHistoryPath0

BackgroundHistoryPath1

BackgroundHistoryPath2

BackgroundHistoryPath3

BackgroundHistoryPath4

 

Background History

 


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Step 6: Delete all of them. To delete, right click on each of them and from the appeared list click on Delete

 

Delete

 

Once these are deleted, you can go back to the Windows Settings and check the wallpaper history as said in the very first step [step1 – step3] those images should be deleted.

That’s it! I hope this article is helpful. Thank you!!

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