Windows 10: Can't create a Lock screen Slideshow - missing the Pictures icon Solved

  1. Posts : 49
    Win10 Home v.1607 Build 14393.693
       23 Nov 2016 #1

    Can't create a Lock screen Slideshow - missing the Pictures icon

    Hi. Your excellent tutorial shows the presence of a Pictures icon:
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    In my Settings > Personalisation > Lock Screen, when I select Slideshow, there is no Pictures icon:

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    Any thoughts on what I should do please?

    I have Win10 Home edited at 10:31 to add v.1607 Build 14393.447
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  2.    23 Nov 2016 #2

    Click on Add Folder & navigate to your pictures folder or any other folder which contains the pictures you wish to see & choose OK.
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  3. Posts : 49
    Win10 Home v.1607 Build 14393.693
       24 Nov 2016 #3


    Thank you Bastet, over the tops in Manchester - I'm twixt Halifax & Huddersfield.

    I created a new folder, named it after my grandson and moved into the photos I have of him. I then followed your advice and am delighted to say it works - a slideshow with split screens! He'll be amazed when he sees it. Thanks you ever so much - much appreciated!
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  4.    24 Nov 2016 #4

    Glad to hear you're now seeing the slideshow.
    Not too far away.
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