How to enable the Desktop Stickers function in Windows 11 - Windows Basics


Friday, May 27, 2022

How to enable the Desktop Stickers function in Windows 11

Adding a sticker to the screen (Desktop Sticker) is a new feature that Microsoft intends to include in Windows 11. Currently, on Windows 11 version 22H2 Build 22621 (or later) distributed to test channels, this feature has been released. yes but hidden by Microsoft. It allows you to personalize the screen by adding stickers, similar to how people stick stickers on the outside of the lid of a laptop.

How to add stickers to the Windows 11 screen

Some people will find this feature unattractive or pointless, but others will find it interesting. This is how you activate and use the feature of adding stickers to the Windows 11 desktop.

Note: Microsoft has not announced the Desktop Sticker feature for Windows 11. Therefore, in the future it may be removed or enabled by default. will update this article if necessary to reflect the true situation. Also, to enable Desktop Sticker, you need to make some changes to the Registry. This guide only works for those who are installing Windows 11 22H2 Build 22621 or later, does not work on Windows 11 Build 22000. To check Windows 11 version, press Win + R to open Run then type winver and then press Enter.

Enable Desktop Sticker on Windows 11 22H2

1. Press Windows Keys + R to open Run then type regedit and press Enter to open Registry Editor.

2. Access the following path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PolicyManager\current\device.

3. Right-click the key device and select New > Key.

4. Rename the new key to Stickers.

5. Click on the newly created Sticker key then right-click on the right half of the Registry Editor and select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

6. Rename the newly added value to EnableStickers.

7. Open the EnableStickers value and then enter 1 in the Value data box. Click OK to save the changes.

8. Restart the computer.

Now you can add stickers to your Windows 11 desktop.

How to add, edit and delete Desktop Sticker on Windows 11 22H2

Note: The add sticker button will not work if you install the Windows 11 desktop wallpaper as slideshows. You need to change the wallpaper mode to single picture or Windows Spotlight to be able to use Desktop Sticker on Windows 11.

1. Right-click anywhere on the screen and select Add or edit stickers.

2. Alternatively, you can also use the other way is to press Windows Key + I to open Settings then select Personalization > Background and press the Add Stickers button.

3. Windows 11 will open the Stickers editor. You can scroll to select stickers from the list or find one you like by entering a keyword.

4. Tap or click the sticker you want to add. You can tap the sticker on the screen and rename or change its position.

You can add as many stickers as you want and when you want to add another sticker, click the sticker button at the top of the screen.

5. If you want to delete the sticker, click on it and then select the delete icon that appears below the sticker.

6. If you want to exit the Stickers editor, click the X button at the top of the screen.

How to disable Desktop Sticker on Windows 11 22H2

1. You press Windows Keys + R to open Run then type regedit and then press Enter to access Registry Editor.

2. Access key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PolicyManager\current\device\Stickers.

3. Open the EnableStickers value and change the value from 1 to 0. Alternatively, you can disable Desktop Stickers by deleting this value or deleting the Stickers key as well.

4. Restart the computer to apply the changes.

Note that disabling the Desktop Sticker will not remove the stickers that have been added to the desktop. You need to remove the sticker before disabling this feature or changing the wallpaper.

Thank you for watching, good luck!

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