- To change or remove default sign in user account profile picture or Windows 11 or 10 computer -> You need to create a UseDefaultTile file in the registry editor and change its value data from 0 to 1.
- Also you can upload a new profile picture in your account information -> Select browse and upload and update windows profile picture and change default sing in user account picture.
On your windows 10 or 11 computer windows 10 default account picture can be removed using registry editor and you can completely get rid of default sign in user account picture without activation as well. So, let’s see in detail below.
The user profile picture comes from Microsoft account and you can remove the default sign in user account picture and upload your own picture as well and change it with an icon or picture and you can take a selfie and upload a picture of your own.
Remove Default Sign In User Account Picture Windows 10 or 11
Follow below methods to change or remove default sign in user account picture on windows 11 or windows 10 computer.
Using Registry Editor
Step 1: Click on windows start button and in windows search type in regedit or registry editor and open it.
Step 2: In the pop up menu user account center settings -> click on yes and access registry editor.
Step 3: Now, on the left side panel click on -> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and expand it.
Step 4: Now, expand -> Software folder and then expand -> MICROSOFT folder.
Step 5: Now, scroll down and click on the CurrentVersion folder and expand it -> scroll down and find policies and double click on it.
Step 6: Now, click on explorer folder
Step 7: On right side windows -> now Right click on empty area -> Select New -> Create DWORD-32 bit value.
Step 8: Name this newly created DWORD-32 folder exactly the same as here -> UseDefaultTile.
Step 9: Now, double click on UseDefaultTile file and set its Value Data to 1 from 0 and Select its Base to hexadecimal.
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Now, once you change these settings, you need to restart your windows computer to make these registry editor (regedit) changes reflect on your windows computer and once you computer restarts your default windows 10 sing in user account picture will be removed and this is how you remove default sign in user account profile picture from windows 11 or windows 10 computer using registry editor.
Upload New profile Picture and Remove Default Sign in Account Picture
You can also upload a default picture and remove default sign in user account picture.
Step 1: Click on the window start menu and click on settings.
Step 2: Now, click on accounts and click on Your info on left side menu
Step 3: Now, scroll down and click on the browser for one option at the bottom.
Step 4: Now, select your profile pic or any picture and select it and upload it as your profile picture and remove default sign in user account profile picture.
That;s it, this is how you remove default sign in user account picture on windows 11 or windows 10
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