How to change the Lock screen in Windows 8

Just a quick post on how to customise the Lock screen on Windows 8. The instructions are for non-touch devices.

You may not want the stock image for your Lock screen in Windows 8, below are the steps that you need to perform to change it.

Windows 8 Lock Screen

Windows 8 Lock Screen

Log into Windows 8. Move the cursor to the bottom right of the Start screen, and select the Settings Charm when it appears.

Windows 8 Settings

Windows 8 Settings

The select the Change PC Settings option.

Windows 8 Change PC Settings

Select Personalise, and then the Lock screen option at the top, and then click the Browse button.

Windows 8 Peronalize Lock Screen

Select the picture you would like to use instead and click it, then click Choose picture.

Windows 8 Lock Screen Choose Picture

The PC settings screen will now show you your new Lock screen.

Windows 8 Lock Screen 2

And thats it, you now have a customised Lock screen.

Windows 8 Customised Lock Screen