How to Change Screen Saver in Windows 10

Screensavers were originally designed to protect computer monitors from phosphor burn-in. Early CRT monitors, particularly monochrome ones, had problems with the same image being displayed for a long time. The phosphors, used to make the pixels in the display, would glow at a constant rate for such a long period of time that they would actually discolor the glass surface of the CRT. This discoloration would then be visible as a faint image overlaying whatever else was displayed on the monitor. Advances in display technology and the advent of energy-saver monitors have virtually eliminated the need for screensavers. But we still use them.In this guide learn how to change screen saver in Windows 10.
how to change screen saver in Windows 10

In Windows 10 you get blank, bubbles, mystify, photos, ribbons, and 3D text screen savers out of the box. The Photos screen saver can be used to display your own pictures as a screen saver.

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How to Change Screen Saver in Windows 10

Follow below simple steps to change screen savers in Windows 10.

  • Press Windows + I together to open Windows settings app. Click on Personalization.

    How to Change Screen Saver in Windows 10

  • Click on Lock Screen from right pane. Click Screen Saver.

    How to Change Screen Saver in Windows 10

  • Select Screen saver from drop down box. You can preview it to view how it looks.

    How to Change Screen Saver in Windows 10

  • When you select 3D Text. Click on Settings customize 3D Text screen saver.

    Note: Only a few screen savers are customizable. After selecting a screen saver, click on the Settings button to change the default settings of the selected screen saver. Click Apply again after the customization.

    How to Change Screen Saver in Windows 10

  • Increase or decrease screen savers wait time. And check on resume, display logon screen.
  • Click OK and Apply. Close the Screen Saver dialog box.

Conclusion:

We have learned how to change screen savers in Windows 10 computers. I recommend you to always set screen savers protect monitor from screen burn or ghost image on display. Learn more about Windows 10 customization.

Arun Prabhakar

Arun Prabhakar immensely interested in following Windows and other technology developments. Being passionate Windows blogger, he loves to help others on fixing their computer issues.