Windows 10 screensavers: how to select or configure a screensaver

Microsoft Windows 10 rearranged many of the menus and settings. Even for power users, it became difficult to locate the Windows settings they are looking for. If you want to configure Windows 10 screensavers, keep on reading.

To arrive at the screensaver selection or configuration/settings screen follow the next steps.

  1. Go to [PC Settings]
    Click on the Windows 10 notification icon in the tray
    windows 10 notification icon
    Click on [All settings]
    windows 10 all settings icon
  2. Go to [Personalization]
    Windows 10 PC settings screenshot
  3. Alternatively, to steps (1) and (2), right-click on your Windows 10 desktop, and select Personalize to open the Personalization settings.
    Windows 10 screensaver settings, personalize
  4. Select [Lock screen]
    Windows 10 PC settings screenshot
  5. Scroll down a lot until you see the [screen saver settings] and click on it
    Windows 10 PC lock screen screenshot, how to configure Windows 10 screensavers
  6. You will finally arrive to the screensaver settings
    Windows 10 PC screen saver settings screenshot
  7. From here, you can select one of the installed Windows 10 screensavers from the drop-down list.
  8. To configure the selected screensaver, click on the [Settings...] button. Each screensaver will then show its own configuration parameters. 

As an example, you can see here the configuration parameters of the StarMessage screensaver. The different sets of parameters are organized in different "Tab" pages:

Windows screensaver messages
Select moon image size and information about the moon phases.

Windows screensaver messages
Type messages that will appear in the stars of the night sky.

Windows screensaver messages
Select a space background for the screensaver.

Windows screensaver famous quotes
Categories of famous quotes.

Windows screensaver power settings to prevent PC sleep
Power settings can prevent the computer from going to "sleep" mode.

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