Windows 10: Remove user account pic at login screen

  1.    15 Mar 2016 #1

    Remove user account pic at login screen


    I thought I read somewhere how to do this but can't find it anymore.

    Anyway, I want to remove the user account pic at the login screen. Not change it but remove it completely so all I have is a clean background (I've already removed the background picture and set it to a plain grey color).

    Thanks for your help.
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  2. Posts : 8,102
    Windows 10 Professional
       15 Mar 2016 #2

    OldGuy said: View Post
    I thought I read somewhere how to do this but can't find it anymore.

    Anyway, I want to remove the user account pic at the login screen. Not change it but remove it completely so all I have is a clean background (I've already removed the background picture and set it to a plain grey color).

    Thanks for your help.
    Create an avatar using the exact same color and set that as your user avatar.
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  3.    15 Mar 2016 #3

    Thanks Edwin, I'll try that tonight.
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  4. Posts : 8,102
    Windows 10 Professional
       15 Mar 2016 #4

    A few things:
    You need to turn off 'Show background picture on login screen':

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    but then, your lock screen also becomes blank with your accent color, (except manual lock - WinKey + L):

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    you may also need to capture a screenshot of your login screen to replicate the exact shade for your avatar,
    (there is software out there to accomplish that)

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