How To

How to Enable Windows Spotlight in Windows 10

When Windows 10 debuted in late July, one feature that turned out to be exclusive in the Home edition was Spotlight. Spotlight adds activities to your Lock Screen with an original feature so far being a slideshow of beautiful pictures were taken from around the world you can provide feedback. With the recent November Update, Microsoft included the feature in its premium business edition Windows 10 Pro. Here is how you enable it.

Click Start > Settings (or press Windows key + i) then click Personalization.


Click the Lock screen tab then click in the Background list box then select Windows Spotlight.

Lockscreen Spotlight

To check it out, press Windows key + L then click any of the callouts you see on screen. The following lets me rate the wallpaper.

rate windows 10 background

If you don’t see Windows 10 Spotlight after a restart, make sure you disable Facebook Profile Sync if you have it installed.