1.    30 Jul 2015 #1
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    Lock Screen background picture


    Has anybody had difficulty adding a picture / wallpaper to the lock screen.
    I have just set up windows 10 screen saver and I see you can change the lock screen back ground picture.
    I have tried adding either one of the windows wallpapers or one of my own pictures but I can't find any option to save the image. on closing the window & returning to the lock screen the picture does not appear to save and returns to the standard blue background with date and time.
    I can't find any option to save the image as a lock screen wallpaper.
    Does anybody have any suggestions.
    Regards,
    Mark.
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  2.    30 Jul 2015 #2
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello Mark,

    Double check using the tutorial below to see if it may be able to help for now.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    01 Aug 2015 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by anorakmark View Post
    Has anybody had difficulty adding a picture / wallpaper to the lock screen.
    I have just set up windows 10 screen saver and I see you can change the lock screen back ground picture.
    I have tried adding either one of the windows wallpapers or one of my own pictures but I can't find any option to save the image. on closing the window & returning to the lock screen the picture does not appear to save and returns to the standard blue background with date and time.
    I have the same issue. I have been looking all over for a solution but have yet to find one.
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  4.    01 Aug 2015 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by PoobBubes View Post
    I have the same issue. I have been looking all over for a solution but have yet to find one.
    Me too, I have given up at the moment. My Wife's PC is fine her back ground picture has been changed on the lock screen, but on my Dell Latitude I can't change it. I have checked all the settings against my Wife's one and all seem the same.
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  5.    01 Aug 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Mark,

    Double check using the tutorial below to see if it may be able to help for now.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
    I have tried Brink, with no luck. It will not let me change the lock screen back ground picture. In the settings for lock screen I click on the picture I want and as soon as I go to the lock screen I have the standard blue background with date & time. I even tried opening the photos app and opening a specific picture then clicking set as lock screen and even that does not change the picture.
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  6.    01 Aug 2015 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by anorakmark View Post
    on my Dell Latitude
    Mine is a Latitude E6430.
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  7.    01 Aug 2015 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by PoobBubes View Post
    Mine is a Latitude E6430.
    I have a Latitude E6510, given up with the lock screen, I'm hoping somebody will have a solution very soon.
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  8.    01 Aug 2015 #8
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Did you try rebooting after the change was specified rather than just logging out then back in?
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  9.    01 Aug 2015 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by DJG View Post
    Did you try rebooting after the change was specified rather than just logging out then back in?

    Good news, yes have done a full re]boot and now the lock screen background picture has changed to the one I selected.
    Last edited by Brink; 01 Aug 2015 at 14:28. Reason: fixed quote
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