How to Turn On Desktop Stickers in Windows 11?

In Windows 22H2, Microsoft will release many features that are currently being tested. The Desktop Stickers feature is now available on Windows 11. Additionally, Microsoft is also testing Snap Layouts on top of the screen, Desktop Search Bar, and Suggested Actions for Windows 11. If you run the Windows 11 insider preview, you will be able to access all of these features.

If you run Windows 11 build 25162 or later, Desktop Stickers are now available. By default, this feature is hidden, and you have to tweak the registry to enable it.

By activating Desktop Stickers, you can place stickers on your desktop wallpaper that will remain in place even when the background image is changed.

A new option called “Add or edit stickers” will appear on the desktop right-click menu when Desktop Stickers are enabled. When you click it, the image chooser dialog will appear with several stickers and a search box.

Once you’ve selected a sticker, you can adjust its location and size. To make your desktop more emoji-friendly, you can add more than one sticker.

In this growupwindows article, you will learn to enable and use the Desktop Stickers in Windows 11.

How to Turn On or Off Desktop Stickers in Windows 11?

Follow these steps to turn on or off desktop stickers in Windows 11:-

Step 1. Very first, open Registry Editor.

Step 2. In the Registry Editor window, navigate to the following path:-

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PolicyManager\current\device

Step 3. Now, select New > Key from the right-click menu on the device key.

Step 4. Assign it the name Stickers.

Step 5. To create a new value for the Stickers key, right-click on it and choose New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Step 6. Set the REG_DWORD to EnableStickers.

Step 7. Now, double-click on the EnableStickers REG_DWORD and set its “Value data” as follows:-

  • 0: To Turn Off Desktop Stickers.
  • 1: To Turn On Desktop Stickers.

Step 8. To enable or disable Desktop Stickers on Windows 11, reboot your computer.

How to Add, Edit, or Delete Desktop Stickers in Windows 11?

You can add as many stickers as you like to your desktop. However, currently, stickers do not support wallpaper slideshows and static colors. To use this feature, either change the desktop background to a static image or use Windows Spotlight.

Windows 11 makes it easy to manage desktop stickers. You can add Desktop Stickers by right-clicking on the Desktop and selecting Add or edit stickers.

Or, press the Windows + I hotkey to open the Settings app and navigate to Personalization > Background. You can add stickers to your wallpaper by clicking the Add Stickers button beside “Choose stickers for your wallpaper.”

Once you’re done, the desktop icons and taskbar will disappear, and the stickers editor will appear. You can search for stickers or scroll down to choose one.

To add a sticker to the desktop, click on it. By clicking the X button, you can exit the sticker editor.

You can even resize or move the sticker. The easiest way to do that is to right-click the free space on the desktop and select the Add or edit stickers option. Click an existing sticker on your desktop when the sticker editor opens. To resize the sticker, drag its edge.

The sticker can be moved by selecting it and dragging it. Click the X button to exit the sticker editor once you’re finished.

You can remove a sticker from the desktop by right-clicking on the blank area and selecting “Add or edit stickers” in the context menu. To delete the sticker, click on the small Recycle bin icon below the sticker after selecting it.

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