How to Disable Lock Screen Notifications in Windows 10

Your Windows 10 computer has a lot going on. Between all of the features in the operating system itself, your default apps and your installed apps, it’s pretty likely that something is happening almost every day.

Windows 10 likes to let you know when certain things occur, are about to occur, or require you to take action. These events are shown to you as notifications, which can appear in several places on your computer. One of these places is the lock screen. But this is a customizable setting, and you can elect not to display notifications on your lock screen. Our tutorial below will show you how to accomplish this.

Remove Windows 10 Lock Screen Notifications

The steps in this article were performed on a laptop using the Windows 10 operating system. By completing this steps in this guide you will be telling Windows 10 not to show you any notifications on your lock screen. This will not affect the display of notifications in other locations.

Step 1: Click the Start button at the bottom-left corner of the screen.

click start

Step 2: Select the Settings icon in the left column of this menu.

open settings menu

Step 3: Choose the System icon.

click the system icon

Step 4: Select the Notifications & actions option in the left column.

choose notifications and actions option

Step 5: Scroll down and click the button under Show notifications on the lock screen to turn it off.

turn off windows 10 lock screen notifications

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