How to Enable Desktop Stickers in Windows 11?

How to Enable Desktop Stickers in Windows 11

Do you want to add a fun and stylish touch to your desktop using stickers? Well, you can enable the desktop stickers feature in Windows 11! This feature lets you add custom stickers to your desktop, and it’s perfect for adding a personal touch to your work area.

Upcoming Windows 11 updates come with a lot of customization features to make your window more personalized. Among all those features, Desktop Sticker is the most popular feature. This feature is only available for those who updated their system to Windows 11 22H2. As per reports, by default, it will be disabled, so manually, you have to enable it.

If you are a Messenger or Telegram app user, then I’m sure you have seen these types of stickers. After enabling it, you can add stickers to your desktop background and resize it. Read this guide to learn how to enable Desktop Stickers on your Windows 11.

Can You Use Stickers in Windows 11? 

Yes, you can add stickers on your Windows 11 OS, just like wallpaper. Recently the developers added a Desktop Sticker feature on the upcoming Windows 11 22H2 update. If you are looking for different methods to add these stickers to your desktop, then download the beta version of the Windows insider program.

Microsoft released an article and mentioned that they are releasing the Windows 11 22H2 version very soon.

Enable the Desktop Stickers by Using Registry Method

This method is a bit risky; a small mistake can cause the shutdown of your computer or become unstable in your operating system. Don’t worry; I will explain thoroughly that you will enable the Desktop Sticker feature without making a single mistake.

I also recommended keeping a backup of all images you stored on your computer.

Follow the steps below to enable the Desktop Sticker feature through the Registry Method.

  • On the keyboard, press the “Windows button” and “R button” at the same time then a “Run” box will pop up. You can see a text input area; click on it, type “regedit” and press the “Enter” button.

Regedit Setting

  •  Now, it will ask for permission to access the Registry Window so, tap on the “Yes” option.  
  • Now, a Registry Window will pop up on the screen there look for the File or Edit tab below that you can see the text input area click on it and type “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PolicyManager\current\device” then press the “Enter” button.

Regedit Setting

  • On the left side, find the “device” file, then right-click on it; a menu will pop up on the screen; there, tap on the New > Key option to create a Registry key.

Registry key in windows

  • After that, name it “Stickers” and press the “Enter” button.
  • Now, right-click on the Sticker key you just created in the previous step, then a menu will pop up on the screen; tap on the New > DWORD (32-bit) Value option.

Registry key in windows 11

  • Now, an Edit DWORD 32-bit window will appear there you can see a Value data below that type “1” then tap on the “OK” option.

Registry key in windows 11 2

  • Now close all the windows, then reset your Windows 11 computer. 

Note- above, and I mentioned Value data; if you type “0,” the sticker feature will be disabled, and if you type “1,” the sticker feature will be enabled.

Disable the Desktop Stickers by Using Registry Method

For some reason, if you want to disable the sticker feature, then the process is quite simple. Follow a few steps to disable this feature. 

  •  On the keyboard, press the “Windows button” and “R button” at the same time then a “Run” box will appear. You can see a text input area; click on it and type “regedit,” then press the “Enter” button.

  • Now, it will ask permission to access the Registry Window, so tap on the “Yes” option.  
  • Now a Registry Window will pop up on the screen; look for the File or Edit tab below to see the text input area; click on it and type “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PolicyManager\current\device,” then press the “Enter” button.
  • Now, find the “Sticker” file, then right-click on it; a menu will pop up on the screen; look for the “Delete” option and click on it.

Window 11 regedit delete

  • It will ask for confirmation, so tap on the “Yes” option.
  • Now the sticker feature is disabled, so restart the PC to see the effect.

Add Desktop Stickers on Your Windows 11 Computer 

After restarting your device, you can add stickers to your background just like wallpapers, and you can set the size of each sticker after adding them to your desktop. Follow the steps mentioned below to add the stickers to your desktop.   

  • On the middle of the screen right, click on it; a menu will pop up there; look for “Add or edit stickers” options; click on it. 
  • Now a window will pop up on the screen; you can see a list of stickers, so pick one, then click on it. For now, you can’t customize or create a sticker. 
  •  On the top-right corner of your screen, you will find the sticker tap on it then you can move it or resize it as per your need.
  • If you want to remove the sticker, then tap on the sticker and press the “Delete” button on the keyboard to remove the sticker. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Is the Desktop Sticker Feature Available for Windows 10?

According to the reports, the Desktop Sticker feature is only available for Windows 11 22H2 update, so, for now, it is not available for Windows 10 users. In the future, they might add this feature to Windows 10 operating system.

Q: When Will Desktop Stickers will be Released?

According to some reports, it was released on October 05, 2021. Those who have already upgraded their system to Windows 11 22H2 only they can enable this feature to add stickers on the desktop background.

Final Words

In this article, we discussed how to enable the sticker feature. After checking out this guide, I’m sure you can activate the sticker feature on your own.

Everyone has different thoughts about the sticker feature, but it looks cute and gives a personal touch to your Windows 11 desktop. Tell us in the comment section what’s your take on this sticker feature. Check out this web page for more gaming guides, reviews, and tech-related content.

How to Enable Desktop Stickers in Windows 11?
How to Enable Desktop Stickers in Windows 11?

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Ali

I am Ali, a Software Engineer. I love the latest technology as well as Digital Marketing. Also, I Love to Write about the latest and upcoming technologies and Gadgets. I Love to travel around the world and learn new things.

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