Windows 8 – Add or Remove Lock from the User Tile Menu

The new Windows 8 start screen has been fascinating many users out there. As we all are aware that Windows 8 has been developed for both Windows 8 PC and Smartphone’s. The start screen is an assembly of various applications all under the same screen. Windows 8 includes lock screen which locks your screen to prevent access of your account when you are not around your system. You can see the screen lock upon clicking the Username and then click on LOCK. Here is the tutorial how you can add or remove Lock from User Time in Windows 8.lock user tileThe new OS brings out features that are never seen before comparing with the earlier version of Windows OS. The lock screen maintains privacy on your system.

The lock feature can be turned ON or OFF depending on your preferences or requirements. The tutorial here will show you how to add or Remove Lock from User Time in Windows 8.

How to Add or Remove Lock from the User Tile Menu in Windows 8

Follow the steps given below to add or remove lock from user tile menu in Windows 8

  • First hold down Windows key + X and then hit P to open Control panel
  • Next, click on System and Security
  • Now click on Power Options
  • In the power options window, click on Choose what the power button does link

choose what power buttons do

  • Next, click on Change settings that are currently unavailable to activate the items that are grayed out

Power 2

  • If you want to add Lock from the User Tile Menu, check the box beside Lock in the window

Power 3

  • In order to remove Lock from User Tile Menu uncheck the box.

Upon completion of all the steps described you can find that the lock is added or removed as per your set preference.
The tutorial here will show you how you can add or remove Lock from the User Tile Menu in Windows 8.

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